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Hungarian man convicted in Florida in gay sex slave prostitution ring

Sunday, April 12, 2015
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Andras Janos Vass, 25, faces a minimum of 21 years behind bars and a maximum of 155 years in prison after a Miami jury convicted him late Thursday of human trafficking and racketeering. ...

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Hungarian nationals arrested in gay sex trafficking in South Florida

Friday, October 3, 2014
Viktor Berki, left, and Andras Janos Vass.
MIAMI -- Three Hungarian nationals are facing sex trafficking charges after authorities say they lured young gay Hungarian men to South Florida and forced them into prostitution. WTVJ-TV reports that the suspected ringleaders — Gabor Acs, Viktor Berki and Andras ...

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Transgender woman held captive two years, claims she was kept as sex slave

Sunday, June 8, 2014
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NATCHITOCHES, Louisiana — Authorities say that a transgender woman was held as a slave in rural, northwestern Louisiana for two years in what local authorities describe as the most “severe and disturbing” case of human trafficking ever investigated in the ...

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The face of ‘modern slavery’ looks a lot like us

Sunday, September 30, 2012
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Imagine, if you can, 400,000 gay youth forced to leave their homes, with no family, no support, and living on the streets. They become the most vulnerable among us. They become the epitome of what is an easy target for ...

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Report: Kenyan gay men trafficked as sex slaves to Gulf countries

Wednesday, December 21, 2011
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A Kenyan gay magazine has exposed male sex trafficking between Kenya and the United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Saudi Arabia. Identity magazine says that gay and bisexual Kenyans are being lured from universities with promises of jobs only to end ...

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