Court documents related to a case in which two individuals were accused of operating a commercial sex business in North Dakota were released on Sept. 24. The documents accused the 32-year-old woman and the 32-year-old man of convincing California women to come to North Dakota in order to work in brothels between late 2012 and early 2014.
An English teacher who taught at a North Dakota high school was charged on Aug. 22 after being accused of having sex with a female high school student more than five years ago. According to the press release, the alleged incidents occurred in February or March of 2009.
A federal investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Cyber Crime Center has resulted in the arrests of 14 men in connection with a child pornography website. The investigation of at least 300 others remains ongoing. The website allegedly involved 251 children between the ages of 3 and 17, 12 of whom were from North Dakota.
It's a universally accepted truth that rape is a terrible crime. But if there is one thing worse than this violent and terrible sex crime, it is lying about rape and getting someone convicted as a result. Such an abhorrent case is unfolding outside of Minnesota as a 38-year-old woman used makeup on her body to give the illusion of bruising, and even went so far as to self-mutilate to create disturbing injuries.