Is Uber Safe to Ride Alone?

During 2017 and 2018, the ridesharing company Uber received 5,981 reports nationwide of serious sexual assault allegedly inflicted by Uber drivers. These allegations ranged from groping to rape. When releasing the data, the company noted that these incidents represent a small fraction of rides compared to the total of 2.3 billion during those two years.…

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Business Man Drugging Women

Notwithstanding recent high-profile criminal prosecutions for sexual abuse, individuals in positions of power continue to take advantage of unsuspecting and often underaged victims. Four separate civil lawsuits have been initiated against Terry Flemings, a 71-year old wealthy businessman. The most recent alleges that Flemings lured the victim to his residence with promises of money and…

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Arizona Human Trafficking Undercover Sting Results in 34 Arrests

A week-long human trafficking sting resulted in 37 arrests of suspected child sexual predators last week. The undercover sting, known as ‘Operation Broken Hearts,’ was a multi-agency collaboration between Homeland Security, the Arizona Attorney General’s Office, and the Police Departments of Phoenix, Tempe, Chandler, and Mesa. According to an official statement released by Phoenix law…

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