Child sex trafficking and child porn cases in San Diego

The number of cases handled by the United States Attorney’s Office in San Diego increased by 545 percent of a six year time span. In 2005, the office filled fewer than 6 cases in federal court involving underage prostitution and pornography. In 2011, the office filled 71 cases.

According to court documents, a 17 year old girl made up to $6,000 a week while being forced to work as a prostitute.

Source:  Greg Moran, “Child sex trafficking, pornography cases up 545% ,” San Diego Union Tribune, August 23, 2012.