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January 12, 2015

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Details released on two of those arrested in last week’s prostitution sting

1/12/2014 – OKC, OK — Oklahoma City Police have released details regarding two of those arrested in last week’s Internet prostitution sting. Last Friday JohnTV was the first to report on an apparent prostitution and human trafficking sting being conducted in the metro by members of the Oklahoma City Police Department’s Vice Unit and agents […]

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January 11, 2015

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Today is National Human Trafficking Awareness Day

1/11/2015 – OKC, OK — Today marks the ninth annual National Human Trafficking Awareness Day in the United States. JohnTV reminds visitors that the crime of human trafficking is very real and exists in every major metropolitan area in this country and throughout the world. Locally, the video below is a collage of examples of […]

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January 10, 2015

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An OKC ‘John’ is apparently upset his name appeared on JohnTV and has received some really bad legal advice

1/10/2015 — OKC, OK – An alleged ‘John’ in Oklahoma City who was assaulted, shot and robbed by a prostitute and her male accomplices is pretty upset that his name appeared here on JohnTV — so upset in fact he apparently reached out and got some really bad legal advice online. In June of last […]

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January 9, 2015

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OKC prostitution sting nabs pimps, prostitutes and human traffickers

vice1/9/2015 (updated 1/13/2015) – OKC, OK — YOU HEARD IT HERE FIRST! Less than two weeks into the new year and Oklahoma City Police (OCPD) and the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics (OBN) are already putting a dent in prostitution and human trafficking in the metro. Yesterday marked day two of an apparent sting by OCPD’s […]

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January 7, 2015

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Tech: Trafficking and prostitution hashtags to be aware of

1/7/2014 — Even though social media is all around us, and many teens and young adults take it for granted, it is still a relatively new social phenomenon and one that is now being fully embraced by those involved in prostitution – either by force or by choice. The top five social media sites/apps utilized […]

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January 6, 2015

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Former S. Robinson pimp gets prison time in latest conviction

1/6/2014 – OKC, OK — A former Oklahoma City small time pimp and drug dealer has been sentenced to over a decade in prison with his latest criminal conviction. JohnTV has reported several times on local degenerate Ardavan “Eddie” Ahmadpour. Ahmadpour, 45, is well known to JohnTV as a woman beater and pimp. While going through […]

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January 5, 2015

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Weekly arrest wrap-up (ending 1/4/2015)

1/5/2014 – OKC, OK — The following is a list of individuals who were arrested on prostitution related charges (or who have a history of prostitution charges) last week according to public records maintained by the Oklahoma County Jail and the Oklahoma City Police Department. 1/2/2015 Cherie D. Blackmon, DOB 6/6/1991 (23), Black female, reportedly […]

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December 30, 2014

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Prostitution Headlines for 12/30/2014

Below are some national and international prostitution related headlines we thought you might find interesting….. Snohomish County woman accused of pimping teen daughter. (link) Everett, Wash. — Jennifer Lee Wilson, 44, allegedly pimped out her 15-year-old daughter. Relatives claim Wilson began abusing the daughter at age 11. Man arrested for human trafficking teen in Sarasota. […]

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December 30, 2014

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MyRedbook.com owner pleads guilty in federal court to facilitating prostitution

12/30/2014 – Washington — A California man pleaded guilty earlier this month in federal court in connection with his ownership and operation of a website dedicated to the promotion of prostitution nationally. According to court paperwork, 53-year-old Eric Omuro, known as ‘Red’, operated a multi-million dollar prostitution organization out of his Mountain View, CA home. […]

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December 29, 2014

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Washington Times; Sweden prostitution reduction model’s success a myth, skeptics warn

12/29/2014 – JohnTV has often been openly critical of the often lauded ‘Swedish or Nordic Model’ of anti-prostitution laws. A recent Washington Times article gives some credibility to our skepticism…. As published at washingtontimes.com 12/22/2014 by Angela Waters  BERLIN — For years Sweden has been celebrated for its innovative strategy to reduce prostitution — in […]

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December 29, 2014

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Orange County DA’s office is now naming & shaming ‘Johns’

12/29/2014 (updated 1/10/2015) – Orange County, CA — Orange County prosecutors in California are getting into the public shaming business when it comes to prostitution and human trafficking. According to published reports, Tony Rackauckas, the Orange County District Attorney, is asking every police agency in his county to forward mugshots of individuals who solicit prostitution so […]

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December 27, 2014

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OU professor says Okla. legislators unwilling to fund sex-trafficking victim services

12/27/2014 (updated 12/29/2014) – OKC, OK — An Oklahoma professor is quoted in recent news articles as stating legislators have drawn the line at the suggestion of allocating funds for human trafficking victims. In a news story posted to News9.com this past Tuesday (written by AP reporter David Crary), Kirsten Havig (see photo left), a professor of social work […]

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December 19, 2014

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Phone number in recent online prostitution ads belongs to an OKC pimp on bond awaiting trial

12/19/2014 – OKC, OK — An Oklahoma City felon who is currently out on bond awaiting trial on pimping charges apparently is so stupid he used his personal cell phone number in a recent prostitution ad. JohnTV first reported on Markus Markiee Shirley, 38, back in Sept. after he and his ‘bottom bitch’ Michelle Reney […]

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December 19, 2014

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Infamous S. Robinson hooker featured on A&E’s Beyond Scared Straight

12/19/2014 – OKC, OK — A lifelong hooker, drug dealer, and thief previously featured several times on JohnTV made a guest appearance on the season premiere of A&E’s ‘Beyond Scared Straight’ television series. What is ‘Beyond Scared Straight’ you ask? Think Jerry Springer, meets COPS, meets Dr. Phil. Basically the producers go from state to […]

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December 17, 2014

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Okla. sex offender literally goes unpunished on prostitution conviction

12/17/2014 – OKC, OK — Its no secret that JohnTV is no fan of guys who solicit prostitution in our city. It’s also no secret that the Oklahoma County District Attorney’s office is pretty useless when it comes to punishing prostitution customers (aka, ‘Johns’). Its well known that most convicted ‘Johns’ receive a fine of less than […]

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