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Maryland men charged with trafficking fentanyl into Connecticut

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Two Maryland men were charged with trafficking thousands of fentanyl pills into Connecticut, the Justice Department said Friday. The U.S. Attorney for the District of Connecticut and the Drug Enforcement Administration for New England announced that a federal grand jury in Hartford returned an indictment Thursday charging … Read more

Andrew McCarthy: ‘Absurd’ for liberal media to want trafficking charges against governors moving migrants

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Count former federal prosecutor Andrew McCarthy among those unimpressed with some liberal media members throwing around accusations of “kidnapping” and “human trafficking” at Republican governors who’ve transported migrants out of their states. “I don’t think there’s any validity to the claim that this was kidnapping or human … Read more

Matt Gaetz sex trafficking probe: Prosecutors recommend against charges

U.S. Representative Matt Gaetz (R-FL) looks on during an “America First” rally in Dalton, Georgia, U.S. May 27, 2021. Dustin Chambers | Reuters Prosecutors have recommended not to bring charges against Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz as part of a sex-trafficking investigation, the Washington Post reported Friday, citing people familiar with the matter. The prosecutors said … Read more

Houston rapper ‘The Breadman’ gets 23 years for drug trafficking

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! A 43-year-old Houston rapper known as “The Breadman” was sentenced Monday to 23 years in prison for drug trafficking in the Houston area.  Jermaine West pleaded guilty April 6 to 10 counts of drug trafficking related to the distribution of various drugs, including methamphetamine, cocaine and opioids, … Read more

NBC national security analyst cautions against calling DeSantis migrant stunt ‘human trafficking’

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! NBC News national security analyst Frank Figliuzzi slammed Governor Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., during a Saturday episode of the “Dean Obeidallah Show,” but warned liberals against accusing him on human trafficking. Liberal commentator and SiriusXM host Dean Obeidallah spoke to Figliuzzi about how Republican governors are sending illegal … Read more

Massachusetts seeks human trafficking probe targeting Gov. DeSantis

Authorities in Massachusetts said Sunday that they have requested a federal human trafficking probe after Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis boasted of sending about 50 Venezuelan migrants to Martha’s Vineyard to shine a national spotlight on immigration issues. “We are requesting that the Department of Justice open an investigation to hold DeSantis and others accountable for these … Read more

Sending Migrants to Martha’s Vineyard, NYC, D.C. Is ‘Literally Human Trafficking’

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Friday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” that Republican governors flying and bussing migrants to Washington, D.C., New York and Martha’s Vineyard was “literally human trafficking.” Co-host Joe Scarborough said, “Let’s talk about the news of the day first and a place that you know and love very, very much, Martha’s … Read more

Hillary Clinton says Martha’s Vineyard situation is ‘literally human trafficking,’ no one wants open borders

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! On Friday, Hillary Clinton agreed with an MSNBC host’s assessment that the sending of 50 migrants to Martha’s Vineyard was “literally human trafficking” and claimed no one wants “open borders.” Joining “Morning Joe,” Clinton concurred with host Joe Scarborough’s sharply critical remarks about the move by Florida … Read more

Raphinha opens up on his tough upbringing in Brazil and how he lost friends to drug trafficking

‘I would ask people to buy me something to eat’: Barcelona star Raphinha opens up on his tough upbringing in Brazil… as he reveals he LOST many friends to ‘the world of crime’ and ‘drug trafficking’ long before he became a £56m forward  Brazilian star Raphinha has opened up on his childhood back home in … Read more

Judge orders Iowa teen trafficking victim to pay $150K in restitution to family of rapist she killed

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! An Iowa teenage sex trafficking victim who stabbed her rapist to death was sentenced by a judge on Tuesday to five years of closely supervised probation and must pay $150,000 restitution to her abuser’s family. Pieper Lewis, 17, stabbed her abuser, 37-year-old Zachary Brooks, more than 30 … Read more