※上記の広告は60日以上更新のないWIKIに表示されています。更新することで広告が下部へ移動します。

「売春k」の編集履歴(バックアップ)一覧に戻る

売春k - (2006/02/08 (水) 10:35:41) の1つ前との変更点

追加された行は青色になります

削除された行は赤色になります。

+*Korean spas in Blount County attempted to bribe Brewer
+2005-08-19 
+U.S. Attorney Sandy Mattice said Thursday the Blount County Sheriff's Office could eventually receive ``more than $2 million'' 
+in equitable sharing funds from Operation White Spider, a nationwide investigation of Korean spas fronting for prostitution involving local, state and federal law enforcement agencies. 
+
+The largest portion of the funds distributed Thursday -- $571,279 -- came from White Spider. Mattice said over $6 million in assets were or are being forfeited as a result of 
+the five-year investigation. There were 35 arrests in East Tennessee and 33 guilty pleas by the defendants charged with more than 750 felony counts including more than 200 violations of the RICO (Racketeer Influenced Corrupt Organization) Act. 
+
+The investigation began in 1997 when operators of Korean spas in Blount County attempted to bribe Brewer. 
+The judge immediately reported the bribery attempt and cooperated throughout the investigation by pretending to accept the bribes. 
+The investigation eventually expanded to Ohio, Michigan, Connecticut, Kentucky and California. 
+As a result, agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation arrested many of the participants in the extensive criminal enterprise in July 2002. 
+http://www.thedailytimes.com/sited/story/html/215312 
+
 *Raids target Roxbury massage parlors, 
 Three sites closed as four workers face prostitution charges Saturday, July 30, 2005
 Three Roxbury massage parlors were shut down and four workers arrested on prostitution 
 charges following an undercover investigation, Morris County Prosecutor Michael M. Rubbinaccio said yesterday. 
 
 Undercover officers visited the Yumi Spa on Route 10 and the Lucky Spot and Osaka, both on 
 Route 46, before the prosecutor's special-enforcement unit, county sheriff's emergency-response 
 team and county park police raided the parlors Thursday night, Rubbinaccio said. 
 
 Zhen Shun Shu, 48, and Young Soon Kim, 52, both of Flushing, N.Y.; Jin Shu Zhi, who would not 
 tell authorities her age and hometown; and Sun Ok Aban, 48, of New York, were charged with 
 engaging in prostitution, said Deputy Chief Paul Kalleberg of the prosecutor's office. 
 
 Kim, who is a part owner of Osaka, also was charged with promoting prostitution, he said. 
 Shu and Zhi are free on $10,000 bail. Aban and Kim remain in the Morris County Jail in lieu 
 of $10,000 bail each, authorities said. 
 http://www.nj.com/news/ledger/jersey/index.ssf?/base/news-0/1122699263294560.xml&coll=1 
 
 *Human Trafficking
 WOMEN AND CHILDREN BROUGHT TO THIS COUNTRY AND SOLD INTO MODERN DAY SLAVERY.
 THIS WEEK, A FLORIDA HUMAN RIGHTS GROUP SAID THE PRACTICE IS ALIVE AND WELL.
 AS FOX FIVE'S PATRICK MCGRATH REPORTS, IT'S A NATIONAL PROBLEM AND A LOCAL ONE. 
 THE VENERABLE OLD NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC STARTLED READERS RECENTLY WITH A DRAMATIC ARTICLE AND PHOTOS DOCUMENTING TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY SLAVERY.
 THE ANTI-SLAVERY ORGANIZATION FREE THE SLAVES ESTIMATES THAT TWENTY SEVEN MILLION PEOPLE ARE UNDER SOME FORM OF SLAVERY WORLDWIDE. 
 JOLENE SMITH, FREE THE SLAVES: "PEOPLE ARE SHOCKED AND THEY ARE HORRIFIED. MOST AMERICANS BELIEVE THAT SLAVERY ENDED IN 1865 AND IN FACT IT'S WORSE THAN IT'S EVER HAD BEEN." 
 MOST SLAVES ARE HELD IN BONDAGE WITHIN THEIR OWN COUNTRY. IN INDIA MILLIONS ARE DEBT SLAVES WORKING AT GRUELLING JOBS SOMETIMES FOR DECADES TO PAY OFF FRAUDULENT LOANS WITH IMPOSSIBLE INTEREST RATES.
 BUT AS MANY AS 900,000 PEOPLE ARE TRAFFICKED ACROSS INTERNATIONAL BORDERS EACH YEAR AND MUCH OF IT IS SEX TRAFFICKING.
 
 REP. CHRISTOPHER SMITH, (R) NEW JERSEY: "THEY ARE USUALLY DEFRAUDED INTO BELIEVING THEY ARE GOING TO BE AN AU PAIR, OR A WAITRESS OR MAYBE EVEN AN ACTRESS SOMEWHERE, ONLY TO FIND WHEN THEY GET TO THE COUNTRY OF DESTINATION." 
 
 SMITH: "THAT THEY ARE LITERALLY PUT INTO...A SLAVELIKE CONDITION OF...FORCED...PROSTITUTION." 
 
 OXANA IS A 22 YEAR OLD RUSSIAN WOMAN THAT FOX NEWS DISCOVERED LAST YEAR WORKING IN A SOUTH KOREAN BAR THAT SPECIALIZED IN PROVIDNG SEX TO AMERICAN SERVICEMEN. 
 SHE HAD BEEN RECRUITED IN MOSCOW FOR WHAT SHE THOUGHT WAS A LEGITIMATE JOB BUT WHEN SHE ARRIVED SHE FOUND SHE WAS A VIRTUAL SLAVE. 
 
 OXANA: "I DON'T EVEN HAVE A PASSPORT AND ID CARD." 
 PATRICK MCGRATH: "YOU DON'T HAVE A PASSPORT?" 
 OXANA: "NO." 
 MCGRATH: " HOW DID YOU GET HERE? DID THEY TAKE YOUR PASSPORT AWAY?" 
 OXANA: "YAH." 
 
 THIS FORM OF SLAVERY WORKS BECAUSE OF VIOLENCE OR THE THREAT OF VIOLENCE. 
 
 CATHERINE MOON, WELLESLEY COLLEGE: "IF YOU TRY TO LEAVE...THE PIMP OR BAR OWNER WILL SEND THUGS OUT TO COME GET YOU, BEAT YOU UP SO THAT YOU WILL STAY, BE QUIET AND WORK FOR THE BAR OWNER." 
 
 PRESIDENT BUSH, STATE OF THE UNION: "THE TRADE IN HUMAN BEINGS...FOR ANY PURPOSE..." 
 
 IN HIS SEPTEMBER ADDRESS TO THE UNITED NATIONS, PRESIDENT BUSH SPOTLIGHTED THE PROBLEM OF SLAVERY AND U.S. EFFORTS TO STOP IT BY ISSUING AN ANNUAL TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS REPORT. THE WORST OFFENDING COUNTRIES RANKED IN TIER THREE...FACE U.S. ECONOMIC SANCTIONS IF THEIR RECORD DOES NOT IMPROVE.
 AND THE U.N. HAS PRODUCED POWERFUL PUBLIC SERVICE AD WARNING OF THE DANGERS OF BEING TRAPPED INTO SLAVERY. 
 BUT HUMAN TRAFFICKING IS NOT JUST A FOREIGN PROBLEM. 
 
 PRESIDENT BUSH: "THE PROBLEM HAS APPEARED IN...MY OWN COUNTRY." 
 
 AN ESTIMATED 20,000 PEOPLE ARE TRAFFICKED EACH YEAR INTO THE UNITED STATES.
 SOME OF THEM WIND UP IN MASSAGE PARLORS.
 
 REP. SMITH: "THERE IS NO DOUBT THAT MASSAGE PARLORS...ARE JUST FRONTS FOR PROSTITUTION RINGS." 
 
 IN WASHINGTON, NOT FAR FROM THE CAPITOL THE POLARIS PROJECT IS COMPILING A NATIONAL HUMAN TRAFFICKING COMPUTER DATA BASE. 
 
 DEREK ELLERMAN, POLARIS PROJECT: "WE SEE MANY DIFFERENT TYPES....OF NETWORKS EVERY DAY...BOTH CHINESE NETWORKS, LATINO NETWORKS...KOREAN NETWORKS" 
 
 IT IS THE KOREAN NETWORKS THAT ARE HEAVILY INVOLVED WITH MASSAGE PARLORS. ELLERMAN SAYS THE YOUNG KOREAN WOMEN BROUGHT OVER TO WORK IN THEM ARE OFTEN LURED WITH PHONY PROMISES. 
 http://www.fox5dc.com/_ezpost/data/3568.shtml
 
 Polaris Project ~ Combating Sex Trafficking and Modern-day Slavery 
 Expert: Maine sex case sounds familiar
 WMTW News - Friday, August 6,2004
 PORTLAND (AP) -- Maine officials have not said that a Korean woman indicted on federal prostitution charges was involved in human trafficking. http://www.polarisproject.org/polarisproject/news_p3/PortlandHerald_p3.htm 
 
 HUMAN TRAFFICKING 101 
 Examples of a Decentralized Sex Trafficking Network in the U.S. 
 The Korean brothels in the United States are set-up and run in an extremely stereotyped manner, 
 but have no overarching coordination or hierarchy. A shared understanding of how to operate the brothels, 
 high degree of rotation through the networks, 
 and informal ties between transporters and owners have all contributed to the relative uniformity of their networks. 
 http://www.humantrafficking.com/humantrafficking/trafficking_ht3/who_traffickers.htm 
 
 
 
 *Korean Sex Workers Look for Greener Pastures 
 July.3,2005 
 Korean sex workers are moving abroad after new anti-prostitution laws made the world’ 
 s oldest profession more difficult at home, police say. 
 They are heading for the U.S., Canada and Australia, but some settle for countries such 
 as Thailand, Vietnam, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan better known for export rather than 
 import of sex workers. In North America, they apparently work in smaller cities and 
 towns as well as big urban centers like Los Angeles, New York, Washington DC and 
 Toronto. Hong Kong and Europe have recently been added to the list of destinations.
 
 “It seems that since the Special Law on Prostitution went into effect, the number of pimps and prostitutes going abroad is skyrocketing,” a police officer said. “But we don’t have the full picture since most leave the country ostensibly for tourism.” 
 
 Dedicated web groups are awash with advertisements drawing prostitutes abroad. A typical post on one such site boasting no fewer than 1,430 members - cafe.daum.net/zonesogeso - read, “We know that in Korea these days, unemployment, the recession and the Special Law on Prostitution make it hard to earn even half of what you made before. Try a new start in the U.S. W8-10 million a month in a bar, W18-24 million a month in a massage parlor guaranteed. Advances possible. We take care of visas and bad credit.” 
 
 There are dozens of groups on the Internet portal site Daum that hook up women looking for work abroad with pimps in the U.S., Japan and Australia. 
 
 Most of the sites require detailed member registration. To join one group (cafe.daum.net/goldgold486) with 320 members, applicants must indicate their height, age, weight and work experience and upload a genuine photograph. 
 http://english.chosun.com/w21data/html/news/200507/200507030014.html 
 
 *Exodus of sex trade workers to Canada 
 Jul 7, 2005 
 New report says B.C. is a major hub for Korean sex trade workers as websites in Seoul urge women to go overseas and make up to $28,000 a month in massage parlours and bars. 
 A crackdown on prostitution in South Korea has triggered an exodus of sex trade workers to Vancouver, Toronto and cities in the United States, authorities in Seoul warn. 
 Several human smugglers and pimps in Seoul have also posted websites in Korea urging the sex trade workers to make money overseas. 
 A typical post on one such site boasting no fewer than 1,430 members ? www.cafe.daum.net/zonesogeso ? read, “We know that in Korea these days, unemployment, 
 the recession and the Special Law on Prostitution make it hard to earn even half of what you made before. Try a new W8?10 million a month (C$9,500 to C$12,000) in a bar, 
 W18-24 million (C$21,000 to C$28,500) a month in a massage parlor guaranteed. Advances possible. We take care of visas and bad credit.“ 
 There are dozens of groups on the Internet portal site Daum that hook up women looking for work abroad with pimps. 
 Most of the sites require detailed member registration. To join one group (www.cafe.daum.net/goldgold486) with 320 members, applicants must indicate their height, age, weight and work experience 
 and upload a genuine photograph. 
 
 This month, federal prosecutors in the U.S. arrested about 50 members of two criminal organizations who fixed Korean sex workers up with jobs in San Francisco. 
 They are now holding about 100 Korean prostitutes, many of whom are believed to have entered the United States after arriving in Vancouver or Toronto. 
 U.S. prosecutors claim the bust was one of the biggest prostitution takedowns in history. The nine-month investigation of Korean prostitution rings was codenamed “Operation Gilded Cage.“ 
 Authorities said the alleged San Francisco sex ring involved an elaborate operation that used a travel service to entice and bring in young women from South Korea 
 and a cab company to shuttle them between brothels. 
 Authorities believe that operators of the alleged sex ring targeted women from impoverished parts of South Korea. 
 The operators allegedly told the women they could work as waitresses and bar hostesses in America if each paid a fee of C$12,300 to C$18,600. 
 there continues to be anecdotal reports of large numbers of South Korean women trafficked through Canada to the United States. 
 
 The lack of a visa requirement to enter Canada has made Canada, particularly British Columbia, an attractive trafficking hub for East Asian traffickers. 
 Airline passenger analysis shows that the number of Koreans returning to Korea on flights from Vancouver Canada is 25 percent less than the number arriving on flights from Korea, 
 http://www.asianpacificpost.com/news/article/511.html 
 
 
 *Authorities Bust Alleged South Korean Prostitute Smuggler Ring 
 Alleged Ringleaders Accused Of Bringing Hundreds Of Women Into LA 
 About 50 women who were working at the alleged brothels -- which authorities say were disguised as massage parlors, spas and chiropractic clinics -- 
 were also taken into custody during the raids, though they have not been charged, authorities said. 
 A total of 23 people were named in a criminal information filed Thursday that charges them with conspiracy. 
 One of the alleged ringleaders, Young Joon Jung, is in custody, but another, Ho Kyung Kim, was one of five suspects who remained at large as of Friday afternoon, 
 authorities said. 
 The alleged brothels include spas in Santa Monica, West Los Angeles and South Gate, and chiropractic businesses on Western Avenue and Santa Monica Boulevard. 
 The ring allegedly used private taxi drivers to take the women to the brothels. 
 The drivers also allegedly drove the women to Texas, Colorado and the San Francisco area to work as prostitutes. 
 The women apparently entered the United States from Mexico and Canada, and some came on tourist visas, Yang said. 
 http://www.nbc4.tv/news/4677140/detail.html 
 
 Large Prostitution Ring Busted in L.A., S.F. 
 She described the ring as operating "a sophisticated human smuggling scheme believed to have brought hundreds of South Korean women into the United States to work as prostitutes" 
 in California, Texas and Colorado. 
 Some were smuggled into the country across the Mexican and Canadian borders. Others traveled to the United States 
 on fraudulently obtained visitors visas, according to Yang's office. Authorities allege that the women agreed to pay up to $16,000 each to be smuggled into the country. 
 http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-070105smuggle_lat,0,5210678.story?coll=la-home-headlines 
 
 *US cracks open Korean sex smuggling ring in California!!!! 
 The crackdown on human smuggling was set in motion late on Thursday, when about 400 federal and state law enforcement officials searched 50 brothels and other businesses in San Francisco and the Bay Area, 
 http://www.nbc4.tv/slideshow/news/4677449/detail.html 
 
 *Korean Prostitution Ring in California Shames the Korean Community 
 JULY 04, 2005
 The investigators point out that with the launch of a joint investigation team on prostitution and human trafficking in January this year in Los Angeles, Korean massage parlors in this area have been the center of prostitution. The rise in prostitution followed by human smuggling and trafficking that involved a criminal organization led the federal government to launch a massive crack down. 
 
 
 Jeong’s Organization led by Jeong Young-jun, 39-year-old Beverly Hills resident, in Los Angeles and Young’s Organization headed by Kim Ho-gyeong, 36-year-old room salon representative, were the targets of this investigation, the U.S. media quoted the attorney’s warrant on Saturday. Jeong was arrested on June 30. The attorney’s office pressed charges against 55, including Jeong and Kim. 
 
 
 Some of the Korean women who engaged in prostitution entered the U.S. with a visiting visa and others paid up to $16,000 to the smugglers and entered the U.S. via Canada or Mexico. Some of the Korean women volunteered to be sex workers in order to pay for their expenses, said the Attorney’s Office. 
 
 
 In May last year, U.S. investigators arrested a similar group of Koreans who engaged in prostitution brokerage and money laundering in Los Angeles. The group had raked in $1.5 million annually for 10 years before being arrested and $2.4 million worth of cash was found in one of the key members’ residences. 
 
 
 Korean Americans were ashamed by the recent incident and said, “This case will stigmatize the Korean society here in the U.S. as a hotbed of prostitution.”
 http://english.donga.com/srv/service.php3?bicode=060000&biid=2005070491478 
 
 
 More Women Forced Into Sex Trade Abroad 
 http://times.hankooki.com/lpage/nation/200507/kt2005070419151611950.htm 
 
 
 U.S. Busts Tell Sorry Tale of Korean Prostitutes Abroad 
 
 The number of Korean women looking for work as prostitutes abroad or being trafficked 
 for the purpose is on the increase. Some 50 members of two gangs busted in California 
 on Friday on charges of selling hundreds of Korean women to places of prostitution are 
 just the tip of the iceberg. 
 Destinations for Korean sex workers are no longer limited to developed nations like 
 the U.S., Canada, Australia and Japan. Korean police say the number of women working 
 in bars, karaoke clubs and massage parlors in countries frequented by growing numbers 
 of Korean tourists like Thailand, Vietnam, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan is increasing. Meanwhile in North America the realm of activity of Korean sex workers is spreading 
 from major urban centers like Washington DC, Los Angeles, New York and Toronto to 
 smaller cities and towns. 
 http://english.chosun.com/w21data/html/news/200507/200507030020.html 
 
 Authorities to seek deportation of 59 women in raids of massage parlors 
 
 An Immigration and Customs Enforcement special agent says the 59 women will face deportation hearings 
 because they came to the U-S willingly. 
 http://www.kesq.com/Global/story.asp?S=3588905 
 
 
 *国外逃亡を試みるも、ハノイ空港で逮捕! 
 Vietnam police on Tuesday officially arrested a Korean national who had allegedly run a prostitution ring which mainly served foreigners in Hanoi. 
 
 Ko Kab Ok, 46, who owned the Cheers Karaoke Bar at the Heritage Hotel, was nabbed at the Hanoi airport trying to exit Vietnam on Monday, and was charged with solicitation. 
 
 Police raided the Heritage and two other hotels in Hanoi last week, arresting 47 prostitutes, a procurer, 
 and three hotel and bar staff. They admitted that Ko Kab Ok managed a professional prostitution ring at his club. 
 
 The Korean man however refuted the charge, saying he was just an “advertiser.” But police said they plenty of evidence, 
 and were waiting for approval from the city’s Procuracy to take the accused into custody. 
 http://thanhniennews.com/society/?catid=3&newsid=7023 
 
 *Korean Sex Traders Lose Face in Vietnam 
 MAY 30, 2005 03:31
 In the two days since the Vietnamese government declared war on prostitution, gambling, and drugs, nine Koreans were reportedly arrested and investigated for their involvement in the sex trade.
 http://english.donga.com/srv/service.php3?bicode=060000&biid=2005053094188 
 
 *"Gender Gap Index" 
 GENEVA, Switzerland (May 16, 2005) ? South Korea showed nearly the poorest records in women's empowerment in a recently conducted study on "Gender Gap Index" in 58 countries 
 by World Economic Forum (WEF). 
 
 The study found that Sweden and other Northern Europena countries do bes while the US (17), 
 Switzerland (34), Japan (38), Brazil (51), India (53), and turkey (57) do less well. 
 
 Released May 16, 2005 by WEF, it is the first ever study that attempts to quantify the size 
 of the "gender gap" in 58 countries. 
 
 Entitled Women's Empowerment: Measuring the Global Gender Gap, the report measures the size of 
 the gap between women and men in five critical areas based on UNIFEM's (United Nations Development 
 Fund for Women) findings of global patterns of inequality between men and women: 
 http://www.theseoultimes.com/ <具体的な癇国のランクは隠匿 
 http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/4550789.stm  <54: South Korea 
 
 *"We Want Government to Recognize Sex Trade" 
 A Sex Worker's Vivid Story on What They Need 
 The Seoul Times
 "She lied to me that she was a company worker when she urged me to come to Seoul," she fumed. 
 "At first I was not able to forgive my friend." It was a shock for her to find out that a close friend 
 was a "working girl" in a room saloon. 
 
 "But, I changed my mind after I went to visit the room salon she was working," Kim said. 
 "It was not as bad as I imagined." 
 
 Because of hunger and money, Kim followed suit. 
 
 "Back then I was penniless. I had to starve for the whole week because I could not afford 
 to buy even a cup of ramyon (instant noodle)." 
 
 Things went from bad to worse. Her friend betrayed her. Kim was stranded on the streets 
 because her friend took off with the security money for the apartment they rented. From 
 then on and for nearly 10 years Kim went from one room salon to another across the country. 
 
 A group of sex workers with yellow cap and mask attending a protest rally against 
 new sex trade law in Pyongtaek in Gyeonggi Province Oct. 11, 2004. They claimed that their 
 livelihoods were threatened by the new law. 
 
 "There were several chances I could have quit this profession," Kim said. "I tried my best 
 to get a "white collar" job to no avail. But all the other jobs available to me were low-paying 
 part-time jobs like restaurant server or sales clerk." 
 
 "I could not live on that money with those jobs. I could not even pay for my rent," Kim continued. 
 "It was back then that I realized society is harsh for the uneducated like me," 
 
 Two and a half years ago, Kim quit working at room salons for a full-time job as sex worker in 
 a red light district in Seoul. There was a hiatus of about three months in between. 
 "I had no income for the winter. I had to sell all of my personal belongings including valuables," Kim said 
 "I had to make a big decision." 
 
 With all that in her life, Kim voluntarily walked into a red light district in Paju, Gyeonggi Province, 
 a satellite city northwest of Seoul. 
 
 "At first I was worried" Kim thought it would be totally different from the ones she used to work at. 
 http://www2.gol.com/users/coynerhm/we_want_government_to_recognize_.htm 
 
 *S.Korean sex workers demand rights 
 http://www.boston.com/news/world/asia/articles/2005/06/29/skorean_sex_workers_demand_rights/ 
ツールボックス

下から選んでください:

新しいページを作成する
ヘルプ / FAQ もご覧ください。