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August 26, 2014
OPINION: Sex traffic in Dakotas on agenda
A medical conference recently in Sioux Falls further sharpened the focus on human trafficking in North Dakota and South Dakota. The increase in the sex trade, which has law enforcement scrambling to confront this new menace, is attributed in large part to the wealth being generated...
August 26, 2014 - 12:21pm
May 30, 2014
New financial resources to fight sex trafficking pass House with Noem support
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem, R-S.D., Friday joined the House of Representatives in passing legislation that offers additional financial resources in the fight against sex trafficking. The funding was passed as part of the Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related...
May 30, 2014 - 9:22pm
May 28, 2014
US Attorney in South Dakota releases annual report
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The annual report of the office of the U.S. Attorney in South Dakota is underscoring a number of convictions in sex trafficking cases. U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson on Wednesday announced the release of the 2013 report. Johnson says human trafficking continued...
May 28, 2014 - 10:54pm
March 24, 2014
2 Sioux Falls men charged with soliciting a minor
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The state's attorney general says two southeast South Dakota men have been arrested on charges that they solicited a minor. South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley says 24-year-old Elijah Wilson and 22-year-old James Anthony Murphy each have been charged...
March 24, 2014 - 8:54pm
March 12, 2014
Noem joins Capitol Hill group pressuring attorney general to crack down on website
Rep. Kristi Noem, R-S.D., and Rep. Frank Wolf, R-Pa., led 44 members of Congress in asking U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to crack down on the online classified advertising site, Backpage.com. The group sent a letter asking Holder to use authority they believe he has under existing...
March 12, 2014 - 10:47pm
March 3, 2014
CA man sentenced for sex trafficking in Sioux Falls
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A Los Angeles man who stopped in Sioux Falls to pimp two women on his way home from Minneapolis will spend more than a year in federal prison on a sex trafficking charge. Thirty-three-year-old Joe Becker was arrested last August after a woman flagged down...
March 3, 2014 - 3:45pm
December 8, 2013
Sioux Falls man convicted in sex trafficking case
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A Sioux Falls man has been convicted on federal sex trafficking charges involving homeless teen girls. A jury late Thursday found 45-year-old Mohammed Alaboudi guilty on four counts, including one charge of sex trafficking of a child. He faces a maximum sentence...
December 8, 2013 - 11:32pm
December 1, 2013
Bill in Congress aims to corral sex trafficking
Legislation to crack down on issue plaguing oil patch, rest of Dakotas.
December 1, 2013 - 11:04pm
August 12, 2013
Authorities arrest 2 more in sex trafficking sting
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — An Internet crimes against children task force has made two more arrests as part of its investigation into sex trafficking at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. Federal, state and Rapid City authorities say that 42-year-old James Eugene Larive Jr. of Belle Fourche...
August 12, 2013 - 9:25pm
July 16, 2013
Sioux Falls man gets 30 years for sex trafficking
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- A Sioux Falls man convicted of forcing a teenage girl into prostitution has been sentenced to serve 30 years in prison and pay a $5,000 fine. Thirty-four-year-old Emmanuel Nyuon was facing a possible life sentence after a jury in April found him guilty of sex...
July 16, 2013 - 9:13am
June 18, 2013
Iowa man sentenced in SD for sex trafficking
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- An Iowa man convicted of commercial sex trafficking in South Dakota has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison. Fifty-nine-year-old Ronald Bonestroo, of Hull, Iowa, was sentenced Monday by U.S. District Judge Karen Schreier -- the same judge who last year...
June 18, 2013 - 11:32am
April 3, 2013
Child sex trafficking trial under way in Sioux Falls
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- A trial for a Sioux Falls man accused of conspiring to sell a 14-year-old girl for sex is under way. The media reports that the trial for 34-year-old Emmanuel Nyuon started Tuesday with jury selection. Nyuon is charged with one count of sex trafficking of a child...
April 3, 2013 - 4:23pm
February 25, 2013
Workshop about sex trafficking in Rapid City next month
RAPID CITY (AP) -- U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson is one of several speakers scheduled to discuss sex trafficking in South Dakota during a workshop next month in Rapid City. The media reports the South Dakota Coalition Ending Domestic and Sexual Violence and Native Women of the Great...
February 25, 2013 - 11:10am
February 6, 2013
Man on trial in SD for alleged sex trafficking
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- A man accused of running an online prostitution ring in southeastern South Dakota is on trial in federal court in Sioux Falls. Prosecutors allege that Carl Campbell used violence and coercion to bring both minors and adults into the operation. Campbell's attorney...
February 6, 2013 - 10:43am
November 15, 2012
SD sex trafficking suspects face more charges
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Two South Dakota men facing sex trafficking charges in federal court had pleaded not guilty to additional charges. The media reports that the new charges follow unsuccessful attempts by defense lawyers for 36-year-old Carl Campbell and 35-year-old Tajahn Clinton...
November 15, 2012 - 11:32am