Smuggling Ring Leader Indicted in Fatal Human Trafficking Scheme

MIAMI, FLORIDA – An indictment unsealed in the Southern District of Florida today charges a Bahamian national for his alleged involvement in a human smuggling scheme that led to the deaths of multiple migrants. Vandrick Nelson Smith, also known as Muggy and Vans, 33, was arrested in The Bahamas on March 6 after collaboration between … Read more

Human Smuggling Tragedy Unfolds in Florida: Bahamian Man Indicted after Multiple Deaths

NASSAU, Bahamas – A Bahamian man has been indicted in connection with a human smuggling case bound for Florida that tragically resulted in multiple deaths. The man, whose identity has not been disclosed at this time, faces serious charges linked to the smuggling operation that led to this devastating incident. Authorities in the Bahamas have … Read more

Human Remains Linked to Long Island Domestic Dispute Uncovered in Suffolk County

West Babylon, Suffolk County detectives are investigating the discovery of more human body parts, including in Bethpage State Park, as they question multiple individuals linked to the deaths of a man and a woman found in a Long Island park last week. The human remains were found in various locations across Suffolk County, with authorities … Read more

Human Trafficking Network Busted in New Jersey and Pennsylvania with Arrest of Suspect Nieem Johnson

As Trenton, New Jersey, marks Human Trafficking Prevention Month, a recent case in Burlington County sheds light on the insidious nature of these crimes. Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin, along with the Division of Criminal Justice, recently announced that charges were filed against a suspect who allegedly operated a human trafficking network in New Jersey … Read more

Florida Cabinet Unites Against Human Trafficking with New Legislation and Strong Commitment from Elected Officials

Tallahassee, Florida – The Florida Cabinet has united in a stand against human trafficking, a pervasive issue in the state, which ranks third in the country for reported cases. Attorney General Ashley Moody revealed that the Cabinet is designating January as Human Trafficking Prevention Month, with elected officials issuing statements affirming their commitment to combating … Read more

Florida Governor and Attorney General Recognize January as Human Trafficking Prevention Month with Cabinet Resolution

Tallahassee, Fla. — Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody and Governor Ron DeSantis, along with all members of the Florida Cabinet, have recognized January as Human Trafficking Prevention Month in the state. The resolution aims to address the issue of human trafficking, which affects an estimated 27.6 million victims worldwide, according to the U.S. Department of … Read more

Human Trafficking Battle in Florida Boosted by Crime Stoppers Collaboration with Place of Hope

Palm Beach Gardens, Florida – Place of Hope is teaming up with Crime Stoppers to combat human trafficking, a growing concern in the state and across the nation. January is National Human Trafficking Prevention Month, shedding light on the urgent need to raise awareness and educate the public about this heinous crime. According to experts … Read more

Florida Fights Against Human Trafficking with Place of Hope and Crime Stoppers Partnership

Palm Beach Gardens, Florida is gearing up to raise awareness and educate people about the appalling crime of human trafficking as National Human Trafficking Prevention month approaches in January. Experts working with victims have observed a rise in cases involving children under 18 being exploited, indicating the urgency of the issue. Amidst this concerning trend, … Read more


PERRY, Iowa – A man in Iowa is using running as a way to send a message of support to the community of Perry. Rik Zortman, who refers to himself as a “Human Etch-A-Sketch,” uses a GPS tracker to spell out names, primarily of children battling cancer. His mission began with his son’s name, Armstrong, … Read more

Andes Plane Crash Survivors: Forced to Eat Human Flesh to Survive in Harrowing Ordeal

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay – Survivors of the 1972 Andes plane crash were left stranded in the freezing cold and resorted to cannibalism to stay alive after a search mission for the crashed aircraft was called off. The ill-fated Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571 was carrying Montevideo’s Old Christians Club rugby union team across the snowy mountain … Read more