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T.B.I. and other agencies save sex trafficking victim during sting

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF)- 14 men were arrested as part of an undercover investigation aimed at addressing human trafficking in East Tennessee. 6 of them were...

Anti-Human Trafficking Organization receives grant from Dept. Of Justice

CLEVELAND, Tenn (WDEF) - A Cleveland non profit that works to combat human trafficking has been awarded a grant from the Department of Justice. Willowbend Farms...

Lovesarm hosts virtual fundraiser

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn (WDEF) - Lovesarm is an organization that helps get women off the streets, out of strip clubs, and away from sex trafficking. Officials with...

Red Sand Project brings awareness to Human Trafficking

HAMILTON COUNTY, Tenn (WDEF) - The Hamilton County Health Department has partnered with local community organizations to help raise awareness to human trafficking. One way they ...

Sex Trafficking increasing during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Co-founder of the organization says the sex trafficking numbers are up during the pandemic and the virus is making it harder to get to the women.

Sex Trafficking unit arrests Humboldt woman

They charged 33 year old Veronica Shuney Boykin with offering a 15 year old girl to a man for drugs.

Prosecutors charge Dalton man in sex trafficking case

“These men allegedly preyed on vulnerable young girls by sexually exploiting them for quick money,”

Alleged pimp held on $150,000 bond in Chattanooga

"These girls are being subjected to some horrible things," said a former Chattanooga prostitute

Two Chattanooga men arrested for charges including sex trafficking

40-year-old Corrie Gillispie, a.k.a., Tyme, BiggtymeChattanoogatyme, and Profit Tyme and 40-year-old Willie Watkins, a.k.a., Block Baker, Soldier, and Killer on charges involving conspiracy, kidnapping, and sex trafficking.

Alleged Chattanooga pimp charged with sex trafficking

She told police that Jones grabbed her by the neck and choked her until she passed out.
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