Feds break global ‘sex slave’ ring with Minnesota ties

(Minneapolis, Oct. 5) – Federal authorities said Wednesday they’ve indicted 17 people in connection with an international sex trafficking ring that brought hundreds of Thai women to the United States for prostitution.

“The victims, who were called flowers by the criminal organization, were essentially held prisoner in the United States,” said U.S. Attorney for Minnesota Andrew Luger. “The victims were forced to have sex with strangers for many hours every day, even when the men were abusive.” >> Read more.