Jury Convicts Madison Man of Sex Trafficking Minors

Monday, March 1st, 2021

Timothy M. O’Shea, Acting United States Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin, announced that James Coney, 32, Madison, Wisconsin, was found guilty today of 10 counts related to sex trafficking of minors.  The jury reached its verdict after five hours of deliberation following four days of testimony in U.S. District Court in Madison. Coney […]

WI Man Sentenced to 27 Years in Federal Prison for Sex Trafficking

Wednesday, October 21st, 2020

United States Attorney Matthew D. Krueger announced today that Chief United States District Judge Pamela Pepper sentenced Christopher L. Childs (48), of Hartford, Wisconsin, to 27 years in prison for sex trafficking. On October 3, 2019, Childs entered a guilty plea to one count of sex trafficking by force, fraud, and coercion, in violation of […]

Altoona School Superintendent Charged with Sex Trafficking…

Thursday, February 20th, 2020

MADISON, WIS. – Scott C. Blader, United States Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin, and Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul announced today the unsealing of an indictment charging an Altoona man with sex trafficking of a minor and production of child pornography.  Daniel Peggs, 32, was charged in an indictment returned by a federal […]

OSHKOSH Making Most Arrests Targeting Men!

Friday, October 6th, 2017

Oshkosh makes the most prostitution arrests in Wisconsin, and now targets men equally. Keegan Kyle, USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin Published 12:39 p.m. CT July 20, 2017  OSHKOSH – Soon after Dean Smith arrived at the Oshkosh Police Department last year, he noticed how officers were fighting prostitution. The agency had made more arrests than almost every other Wisconsin police department, […]

Brown County human trafficking sting results in 35 arrests

Thursday, August 10th, 2017

‘Buyer beware’: Brown County human trafficking sting results in 35 arrests Image Credit: MGN Posted: Wed 5:22 PM, Aug 09, 2017  |  Updated: Thu 11:05 AM, Aug 10, 2017 BROWN COUNTY, Wis. (WBAY) — The Brown County Sheriff’s Office has a message for people looking to purchase sex in our area: “Buyer beware.” That’s what […]

Milwaukee known as “Harvard of Pimp School” – still thriving.

Monday, June 26th, 2017

Hub of human trafficking: underground sex trade thrives in Milwaukee An FBI report in 2015 pushed Milwaukee up in the trafficking rankings, and one expert says the city is home to a booming underground sex trade economy.   Milwaukee’s ‘embedded’ pimp culture throws up barriers to escaping it.  Zoe Sullivan in Madison   Last modified […]

Human Trafficking in all 72 counties of WI!

Monday, June 26th, 2017

Local group hopes to bring awareness to Wisconsin human trafficking By Maria Szatkowski | Posted: Sat 6:53 PM, Jun 24, 2017  |  Updated: Sat 11:40 PM, Jun 24, 2017 SCHOFIELD, Wis. (WSAW) — There is at least one reported case of human trafficking in all of Wisconsin’s 72 counties. To help combat this problem locally, two […]


Friday, May 26th, 2017

Host A Walk | Walk For Freedom | A21  On October 14th, 2017 a global community of abolitionists will rally together to shine a global spotlight on human trafficking. Last year, we had over 300 walks in 40 countries. This year, we’re going to take more ground than ever before. How?   You. As a […]

Madison Man Found Guilty on 9 counts of Human Trafficking

Thursday, May 18th, 2017

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office Western District of Wisconsin FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, May 5, 2017 Madison Man Found Guilty of Sex Trafficking MADISON, WIS. – Jeffrey M. Anderson, Acting United States Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin, and Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel announced that Maurice Adonis Withers, 28, Madison, Wis., was […]


Thursday, April 6th, 2017

Sex Trafficking in Milwaukee has become a crime that is hidden in plain sight, according to an article written by Allison Dikanovic in February of this year. To see the complete article and to view survivor testimony on the story, visit: http://milwaukeenns.org/human-trafficking-in-milwaukee/