Sex Trafficking


Girls Do Porn Was a Crime Ring, Not a Porn Site, Industry Experts Say

In light of Girls Do Porn being charged with federal counts of sex trafficking, Motherboard spoke with adult industry directors, performers and activists on how this case is far from the norm.


Girls Do Porn Employees Charged With Sex Trafficking, Potentially Face Life in Prison

The owners and employees of Girls Do Porn are on trial for coercing and lying to women about the way their films would be spread online.


Epstein’s Victims Just Lost Their Battle to Get the Government to Pay for His Cushy Plea Deal

Victims had hoped to win compensation from the government arguing their rights were violated by Epstein's 2007 plea deal.


Jeffrey Epstein's Autopsy Is Raising Even More Questions About His Death

His autopsy revealed neck injuries that are associated with strangulation, as well as with hanging.


The Woman Who Says Epstein Raped Her at 15 Is Now Suing His 'Recruiter,' 'Secretary,' and 'Maid'

"They robbed me of my youth, my identity, my innocence, my self-worth," Jennifer Araoz said.


Bill Barr Is Making Some Changes at the Jail Where Epstein Died

“We are now learning of serious irregularities at this facility that are deeply concerning and demand a thorough investigation,” Barr said.


Jeffrey Epstein Died by Apparent Suicide at His Manhattan Jail

The wealthy financier was being held without bail in Manhattan’s Metropolitan Correctional Center on charges of sex trafficking.


Secret Docs Reveal Disturbing Claims about Jeffrey Epstein and His Inner Circle

Epstein allegedly ordered books about “erotic slaves,” and previously unnamed men — including prominent politicians — allegedly abused Epstein’s “girls.”


Cyntoia Brown Spent Half Her Life in Prison for Killing a Guy Who Forced Her Into Sex. Here's Her Story.

Her case inspired Tennessee to enact criminal justice reform, changing its laws to allow incarcerated minors an earlier chance at parole.


R. Kelly’s Attorney Lost Him for an Entire Night Before His Child Porn Court Date

Kelly eventually appeared and pleaded not guilty.


Epstein Was Served with Another Underage Rape Accusation Just Days Before Being Found Injured on Jail Cell Floor

The pending lawsuit was filed by 32-year-old Jennifer Araoz, who alleged that Epstein raped her at just 15, according to NBC.


Jeffrey Epstein Was Found in His Jail Cell with Neck Injuries, and No One Knows What Happened

Investigators are trying to figure out if he was assaulted, or if his wounds were self-inflicted.