human trafficking http://kcur.org en Is Kansas City The Best Place To Be Rescued From Human Trafficking? http://kcur.org/post/kansas-city-best-place-be-rescued-human-trafficking <p></p> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 17:22:52 +0000 Frank Morris 52521 at http://kcur.org Is Kansas City The Best Place To Be Rescued From Human Trafficking? Brownback Signs Bill Updating Human Trafficking Laws http://kcur.org/post/brownback-signs-bill-updating-human-trafficking-laws <p>Kansas Governor Sam Brownback has signed into law a bill to combat human trafficking and exploitation of underage sex workers.</p><p>The governor signed the bill Monday saying it will provide increased criminal penalties and services for victims of sexual exploitation.</p><p>“This will not only strengthen our ability to severely punish traffickers, but it will give us valuable new tools to protect vulnerable young victims so they can have hope of a new life and break the cycle of exploitation,” says Brownback.</p> Tue, 23 Apr 2013 15:08:09 +0000 Stephen Koranda 35541 at http://kcur.org Trade Rep Forced To Leave U.S. http://kcur.org/post/trade-rep-forced-leave-us <p>A Taiwanese trade representative has been sentenced to pay a fine and be deported on her Kansas City federal conviction for defrauding two servants.&nbsp; By sentencing terms of U.S. District Judge Greg Kays, the victims will be paid a total of $80 thousand restitution. Fri, 27 Jan 2012 23:04:23 +0000 Dan Verbeck 11636 at http://kcur.org