Police officers posed as sex workers and buyers during the operation.
James Issac Short broke the window of an adult novelty shop in Lake Ozark, Missouri because he wanted to free the mannequins inside from sex trafficking.
Last week, four days before the lawsuit was filed, Ivanka Trump touted a new effort by the Trump administration to end human trafficking.
"We are committed to ending human trafficking, in all its evil forms," Ivanka Trump tweeted about a new effort with a public-private partnership.
Ivanka Trump praised her father, President Donald Trump, for being a "voice for the voiceless."
Largely operating in Tidewater, Virginia, the trafficking ring involved 10 adult women and two underage girls.
The Grady Goat Foundation is raising money for the Global Offensive Against Trafficking — also known as Project GOAT.
A dozen leaders of a California church are charged with subjecting dozens of homeless people to forced labor. "Human trafficking robs victims of their most basic human rights," said FBI agent Scott Brunner.
"He has cut off his head. He has gone crazy," a young passenger who was on the vessel at the time of the attack told a Red Cross volunteer upon their rescue. The suspect was named as Oumar Diallo.
Two men have been charged with contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile.
"I apologize if anything else I have said on this matter distracts from 'If you see something, say something,'" Cindy McCain said.
The teenage boy "was introduced to sadomasochism and used as a sex slave," police said.
Police freed the woman and her nine-year-old son.
"No one should be forced to live in such degrading and disgusting conditions," one anti-slavery officer said.
Raymond Burk already faces five counts of sex with a minor.
The girls were planning to meet a man they met on Instagram.
Daniel Pellisier is accused of being a john.
The business is the second largest U.S. human trafficking industry, behind escort services.
Silicon Valley's 'Female Problem' was well-known long before the #MeToo movement. But emails obtained by Newsweek reveal another sordid corner of the tech sector's treatment of women.
The government is offering the day-long course free of charge.
The Gulf state made the announcement after issuing conflicting reports on whether it would stop giving visas to North Korean workers.
Some of those found guilty were also convicted of rape, organized transnational crime and forcible detention leading to death.
The U.S. criticized Russia for not helping to fund a women's shelter in Kitezh, but according to legend, the city has been underwater for centuries.