Seventeen Indicted For Their Roles In Trafficking Hundreds Of Thai Sex Slaves In The United States

U.S. Department of Justice (Oct. 5, 2016) – An indictment unsealed late yesterday in Saint Paul, Minn., charges seventeen members of an international sex trafficking organization with transporting hundreds of female Thai sex slaves from Thailand and trafficking them throughout the United States.

The charged defendants include 12 Thai Nationals and five U.S. Nationals. Eleven of the seventeen charged defendants were arrested yesterday at various locations in Minnesota, California, Illinois, Georgia, and Hawaii.  One charged defendant was previously arrested in Belgium. Four defendants remain at large. >> Read more.