A 14-year-old runway was kept inside a Queens home where she was allegedly raped, beaten and forced into prostitution for several months, according to court records.
Two Queens men have been indicted in separate sex trafficking cases for allegedly forcing teen girls to work as prostitutes, announced District Attorney Richard Brown.
BY SENATOR JOSE PERALTA I introduced a bill last year, which Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law, prohibiting the distribution of obscene, business-card-sized ads for prostitutes. These so-called “chica” cards, which have been handed out along Roosevelt Avenue and adjacent streets for many years, feature promises of “free delivery.” After a press conference at which I [...]
An Assembly candidate and newspaper owner who is under fire for having prostitution ads printed in his Korean-language paper’s back pages apologized and said the lewd classifieds were a reminder that Flushing’s “quality of life is under attack.” Myungsuk Lee, a 40th Assembly District hopeful, had published ads for seemingly legal massage services that ultimately [...]
Five motel employees who offered customers more than mints on their pillows may be checking into jail. District Attorney Richard A. Brown announced that the employees, who worked at the Kew Motor Inn, located at 139-01 Grand Central Parkway, and the Par Central Motor Inn, located at 82-85 Parsons Boulevard – both of which are [...]
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