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Houston human trafficking case prompts call for government action

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"Texas lawmakers are hoping that a Houston human trafficking case will help convince their colleagues to expand federal efforts to combat modern day slavery.

Houston authorities today arrested Tevon Harris and charged the 21-year-old man with using force, fraud, and coercion to force children to engage in commercial sex acts. Harris allegedly used social media sites to lure his victims with promises of careers in modeling. When they met in person, it wasn't a modeling career at all.

Harris allegedly raped his victims, stripped them of communication to the outside world, and used violent abuse to ensure compliance.

Prosecutors said Harris allegedly beat one of his victims with a towel rack torn from a motel wall, and starved another for four days."

Read More; http://blog.chron.com/txpotomac/2013/04/houston-human-trafficking-case-prompts-lawmakers-to-call-for-more-government-action/ (http://blog.chron.com/txpotomac/2013/04/houston-human-trafficking-case-prompts-lawmakers-to-call-for-more-government-action/)

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