January 31, 2013No Comments

Global Centurion Foundation in the News Earlier this month, Global Centurion Foundation President and Founder, Laura J. Lederer made a keynote presentation to open a Training Conference on Human Trafficking hosted by the U.S. Attorney’s Office.  The conference was to prepare the New Orleans community for the Super Bowl. The Clarion Herald interviewed Lederer about […]

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December 28, 2012No Comments

by Jewel Woods. From Ms. Magazine’s Blog Human trafficking is modern day slavery. It is the use of force, fraud, or coercion to compel another person to provide labor or commercial sex against their will, and it is one of the fastest growing criminal enterprises in the world. The Renaissance Male Project believes that men are complicit […]

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December 27, 2012No Comments

GLOBAL CENTURION FOUNDATION COMMENDS RECENT DOJ PROSECUTION OF GANG-RELATED TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS December 26, 2012, Washington D.C. – National anti-trafficking organization Global Centurion Foundation (GCF) commended the Fairfax County Police Department, the FBI’s Washington Field Office, HIS and the Northern Virginia Human Trafficking Task Force for their work to prosecute two MS-13 gang members for child sex trafficking. […]

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December 18, 2012No Comments

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December 4, 2012No Comments

Lydia* was only twelve-years-old when the gangsters told her the rule:  They would sell her for sex to men outside the gang, but members of the gang could use her body for free.  For two years, Lydia was taken to abandoned garages, men’s bathrooms, apartments and hotels, enduring hours of abuse with multiple men so […]

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September 27, 2012No Comments

WASHINGTON, DC – President Barack Obama spoke during the Clinton Global Initiative yesterday, announcing new efforts to help eradicate human trafficking.  Obama referred to the fight against human trafficking as “one of the great human rights causes of our time,” and mentioned new steps to deal with a problem he called “barbaric and evil.”   […]

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September 12, 2012No Comments

WASHINGTON, DC – Yimmy Anthony Pineda Penado, also known as “Critico” and “Spike,” recently pled guilty to sex trafficking a juvenile.  Penado admitted to trafficking at least one minor as clique leader of the Mara Salvaturcha Thirteen (MS-13), an international street gang in the Northern Virginia, Washington, DC and Maryland area.  It is reported that […]

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July 22, 20127 Comments

WASHINGTON, DC, July 11, 2012 - Youngbee Dale Starting this week, sex trafficking victims can remove prostitution related convictions they received during their sexual slavery in Hawaii.  Many advocates argue that the law will make re-integration of sex trafficking victims into society much easier. It also makes Hawaii the sixth state with such legislation in the […]

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June 27, 2012Comments are closed.

Last week during a three day law enforcement operation, “Operation Cross Country”, 6 federal officers rescued 79 children and arrested 104 alleged pimps, the FBI announced Tuesday (here). The Operation took place over the weekend with more than 2,500 local, state, and federal officers working in 57 cities.  This is an intensive law enforcement effort […]

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April 12, 2012One Comment

New facility to help sex trafficking victims heal | abc13.com.

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