Prostitution stings are becoming more common, mainly because the rise of the internet has made it easier for people to interact with one another. Escorts and pimps can place ads on websites and connect with other adults through a simple wireless connection. That also means it’s easier for police to set up stings and lure […]
Teens and and young adults are often seeking acceptance during those stages of their life, and if they receive attention from the wrong people, they can end up going down the wrong path. So what should you do if you believe your child or someone you know may be getting pressured to enter the sex […]
What exactly constitutes prostitution in Minnesota, and how do prostitution stings work? Attorney Avery Appelman takes to the whiteboard to answer those questions in the second installment of Attorney Whiteboard Talk.
Under normal circumstances, topless massage is not considered prostitution and is legal in Minnesota. However, several conditions must be met to ensure that the exchange is within the law. To help explain the fine line, we will start by examining the legal definition of prostitution, as stipulated by the Minnesota penal code. According to Minnesota […]
Despite a minor increase from last year, violent crime in Minneapolis in 2012 was at its second-lowest rate since 1983, according to the annual crime statistics report. The record low was set in 2011, and police credit an increased focus on youth education and a continued effort to remove handguns from the street as main […]