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Monday, May 30, 2016

Genevieve Gallen

What I was trying to bring out to this group is like ANY field, especially one so new as the human trafficking field where the TERM even of "trafficking" was not even coined until the Trafficking Act of 2000 was passed (before then we called it simply "white slavery", pimping, or "forced"), and where there is no standard licensing of professionals or even many groups, nor even laws about any type of regulation set about in motion - there is not only fraud, but a lot of corruption involved.

We've been here since the beginning as the modern founders of this movement.  For that reason, we know all the players, and we know when something is "wrong".  Which is why when something, or someone has been "wrong", and even outright harmful to victims, and the movement, we've been the ones to step up about it.  As such, these con artists are not happy about us getting in their way and screwing up their plans.

To try and cover their tracks and continue their games - they try and get you to focus in on me personally, and not that of our work, the members of our program, and all we've achieved.  We are also in a "monopoly" state created by Polaris which they are using very "unfair trade practices" to try and shut down their "competition", i.e., "us".  Many of you don't even know who we are, what we do, etc.

So first, please know that I am involved with quite a few groups and projects.  The mother of them was Prostitutes Anonymous who was renamed in 1995 to www.sexworkersanonymous.com.  This 12 step program is for anyone, male, female or transgender, who can be in any part of the sex industry, legal or illegal, who want help to leave and recover from being in the sex industry for any reason.  This could be because of being forced through sex trafficking, or they could simply just be getting old and wanting to retire.

As a 12 step program, we can be used by any court as an "alternative to incarceration", even when there's a mandatory jail term required in sentencing.  Meaning if someone is found guilty of prostitution, pimping, madaming, etc., the court can order them to our program in lieu of jail.  Some states have their probation require our program as part of their probation/parole.  We're also allowed to be used for house arrest, diversion, community service - and we help our members get their records expunged.  We have attorney's and paralegals who donate their services because most of our members can't afford an attorney.

Our program has been a part of 15 formal "alternative sentencing" programs such as the Program for Female Offenders in Allentown, PA.  We took women who were supposed to be going to jail and put them in a house where they could stay with their kids, get jobs, attend school, see therapists, and attend regular 12 step meetings of our program.  Each official program of ours has been highly effective.  I say "official" because we had a problem with some people violating our copyrights and trademarks and set up meetings they claimed was ours when it wasn't and we had to step in to tell them to "cease and desist" such as Project Rose in Phoenix, AZ.

Project Rose was using unlicensed social workers through an unlicensed counseling center and therefore one of the reasons why when we found out they were using our group to get their grant money we came in and helped to shut them down with things like serving them with a cease and desist" order..

We have the only "Recovery Guide" written by our members on how to recover from the sex industry INCLUDING trafficking.  Trafficking is a part of the sex industry, not the whole industry.  http://www.swarecoveryguide.com/   We also have a book out "When Someone You Care About is Being Pimped". http://www.lulu.com/shop/jody-williams/when-you-care-about-someone-being-pimped/ebook/product-22664108.html   As we speak, we're working on a project right now to have our Recovery Guides, and our jail step study program booklets donated to every prison and jail in the country.

Our program was studied over 10 years by professor Sharon Oselin in her book "Leaving Prostitution".  It came out her subjects were quoted as saying our program is what "finally worked" for them.  Ironically, the three programs she studied over those 10 years all have since folded while ours is just growing constantly.  Our database of current members  I know of show over 190,000.

Our hotline, started in 1987, is answered 24/7 by someone in recovery from the sex industry, a trafficking survivor, and someone who is also clean from drugs.   We take calls from anyone wanting help to get out of, and recover from, any part of the sex industry, trafficking victims included.  We've answered over 500,000 calls over 30 years now whereas Polaris has answered 100,000.  This is because we serve a broader base of needs.  The National Trafficking Hotline is just for those who are being trafficked.  Our hotline however is anyone for ANY reason wanting help.  Meaning we were organizing rescue projects clear back when I opened that first safe house in 1984 for adults.

The need has dramatically grown for help for juveniles.  Especially on an "outpatient" basis.  So Sexual Exploitation Anonymous was formed a few months ago.  We also run SWAN - which is for family members of someone in prostitution, or being trafficked.  This group is made up of mostly mothers.

Because SWA and SEA are 12 step programs - there are limitations to what they can do.  So we also have the Trafficking and Prostitution Service.  TAPS produces our radio show at www.leavingtheliferadio.comwww.leavingtheliferadio.com, and runs our diversion and jail program.  We are about to expand this show into video and a daily podcast which w'e're setting up at www.rantfm.com

We spent 13 years going in front of the public to raise awareness sex trafficking was real, and that we needed laws and federal recognition.  So our work led to the Trafficking Act of 2000.  This gave sex trafficking federal recognition.  Very important because victims just used to not exist at the eyes of the government, and our laws.

Which we still have a long way to go.  I've been working on trying to shut down a transnational trafficking and crime ring operating in this country from China for many years now.  The victims were claiming they were being forced by men who were police officers, prosecutors, and even as high up as Homeland Security and ICE.  After going to the Chief of Las Vegas police with addresses of where these illegal brothels were only to have them then cleared out 24 hours later - we helped to stage a "surprise raid" on a day we knew a drop was being made supposedly by police officers from San Mateo in 2007.

This was Operation Dollhouse.  Two officers from the San Mateo trafficking task force were inside the brothels, along with the pimps, bags of drugs, and 24 women from China.  It is the law in Nevada to hold someone who is not born in the USA until immigration clears their visa.  Yet these women were released back to their pimps after the raid not more than 20 minutes after being arrested.  The officers said they were "there by mistake".  http://talkaboutwidget.hmbreview.com/topic.php?t=460

We have continued to push on this case and 9 massage parlors connected to it were shut down in 2013 in Wichita, http://www.startribune.com/feds-charge-3-in-kan-sex-trafficking-conspiracy/216831631/  and they shut down a website in Seattle a few months ago.  http://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/crime/online-site-where-men-rated-prostitutes-is-shut-down-charges-to-be-filed/    However, we kept telling the authorities our victims were reporting Homeland Security was involved as was a man back home in China who was part of their high government.

After many ignored attempts to get help from the police, Chief's of Police, attorney general's office, US Attorney, prosecutor's office, etc. we finally wrote to the Office of Professional Responsibility.  They launched an investigation and Joohoon David Lee was arrested.   He is a Homeland Security and ICE officer who resides in Las Vegas.  He was using his badge to go to Korea on the company dime, then bringing women back home past LAX security.

The only problem is he's only being charged with bribery.  Why?  There are NO LAWS ON THE BOOKS YET holding him accountable and also he'll keep his pension.  http://www.reviewjournal.com/news/las-vegas/las-vegas-restaurateur-says-former-fed-manufactured-criminal-case-against-him

Which answers the question why so many "fake" survivors have come down the way since 2007 such as Samoly Mam.  She brought focus outside of the USA and not on the problem people like Joohoon present in that we don't have any legal way to prosecute him for anything but bribery.  That's a problem because how would you like to be these women trying to escape with a Homeland Security and ICE after you?

Or men like Liang Yaohui who was one of the men back in China who was part of the government back there.  http://sinosphere.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/05/29/trial-of-chinese-hotelier-features-accusations-of-prostitution/  He and 47 other business men with ties to the Chinese government had been arrested in China's "corruption campaign".

But Joohoon was not alone.  There was Chris Butler, a retired cop who then became a private investigator.  He also owned massage parlors and used active duty cops so as to shake down other madams and to make sure women working for him didn't run.  Again, how do I take someone out of such a situation when they can be found by cops or private investigators?  http://patch.com/california/sanramon/private-investigator-christopher-butler-pleads-guilty0df4c86437

Which ties into why our hotline is SO IMPORTANT.  When you call the National Trafficking Hotline - they say "the victim themselves has to call for help".  They do not work with concerned other parties.

Now if you were being forced into prostitution by a man like Chris Butler, or Joohoon David Lee, or a Greg Munks who was a trafficking officer (and I think still is), then you CAN'T call the National Trafficking Hotline.  Why?  They tell you to either (1) call the police, or (2) they give you a referral to a local group that's headed by these individuals, or has them on the task force.

Men like Officer Armendariz - a man who was also a trafficking officer in Phoenix before being found dead before his corruption trial.  http://www.phoenixnewtimes.com/news/a-deputys-death-opens-the-door-onto-a-world-corruption-in-sheriff-joes-mcso-6462478

Now is this a LONG post?  Yes.  But I'm trying to cover a lot of ground here.  Our group, and members, don't have money to buy advertising, nor to fly to Washington, not to pay PR people, or to do big media campaigns, or to fly off to attend events, etc.,

And a lot of people don't want you hearing what we're talking about.  Ask yourself - have you heard about this Homeland Security Officer being a trafficker, and there not being any laws on the books against what he did while in office STILL.

Nor do they want you answering our calls when we're trying to organize a way for victims of such men to get out from under them.

Not just traffickers in the traditional sense either.  We've been dealing with Charlie Sheen's people having  paid "influencers" to try and shut us down because escorts he may have knowingly infected with HIV he suspected was calling our hotline, and coming to our meetings, concerned him when he was paying out over $10 million dollars to over  up his secret he had   IF he was paying someone to try and whack an ex-girlfriend, and to pay blackmail about his HIV - then know he had people he had paid trying to shut down our hotline and program also in his attempt to try and cover up his secret.  http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3526922/Police-investigating-Charlie-Sheen-offering-20-000-ex-fiancee-killed-lying-HIV-status.html

As well as James Deen.  He was forbidding us to present at the porn industry's panel last December on "how to exit the porn industry".  Blocked us right off the panel.  Why?  Well maybe the 9 rape charges might be why he would not want women in the industry connected together, and comparing notes.  http://www.dazeddigital.com/artsandculture/article/28905/1/stoya-pens-deeply-personal-letter-about-james-deen

And when your lobbyist is the same lobbyist as for Live Nation, who manage not only Charlie Sheen, James Deen, but also Snoop Dogg, and you're receiving donations from strip clubs and legal brothel owners  such as the Cupcake Girls who popped up out of nowhere the very same year both Snoop, Charlie, and James HIRED Live Nation, then you might have an idea why they act like they don't know who we are.  Especially when we're the people who organized www.boycottsnoop.com because we organized rescues of victim's of Snoop's done during his confessed pimping tour talked about in Rolling Stone.  http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/snoop-lion-opens-up-about-his-pimp-past-20130508

Talking about these things is not being "negative".  Not when it's directly connected to victims not being able to find help.  Because they help they can't get from the National Trafficking Hotline - they can get from our program.

Because when I first started talking about my doubts about Samoly Mam being a fake - people kept saying "stop being negative".  This wasn't about being "negative".  It was about when she was talking in the press - that was press time REAL victims were not being heard.  Money donated to her was not going to REAL victims.  Also, when she was brainwashing little girls into telling fake stories to get money from the donors -  those kids are still in therapy so she was harming little kids to. She was also siphoning a lot of support away from real victims, and some of her stories were very harmful.  Like the one about her daughter being kidnapped and then bedheaded in retaliation for her work that was shown to be fake.  That scared a lot of volunteers out of the field.  Many celebrities left the human trafficking arena because they felt duped and stupid.  http://www.cnn.com/2014/05/30/world/asia/cambodia-sex-slavery-foundation-hero-resign/

MAYBE if people were talking to me seriously when we first started having doubts - we could have avoided a lot of that.  But no - people kept shutting me up until I had to go knocking on doors until I found people willing to spend a YEAR and a lot of money to put together a full investigative piece on her that proved beyond any doubt she was a fraud.

But it's more than that.  When this FBI case first came up and I was hearing through my sources THIS case was also fake - people were just refusing to listen to me at all.  Well guess what?  Not only did innocent people then get sentenced to prison, but over $10 million dollars was wasted.  http://reason.com/blog/2016/03/04/the-somali-sex-slave-ring-that-wasnt

Because while these people in that case were covering up their fraudulent case - I couldn't get REAL victims and REAL traffickers dealt with.  Everyone connected to this case just shut down all communications with not just ME but US.  I couldn't get any help for ANYONE in that region during this time until this got exposed.

In every case where I've been trying to get these situations nipped in the bud before a lot of damage was done - I've had people telling me "it's too negative" or "the posts are too long".  Well you can't explain a complicated scam in 140 characters on twitter.  And if you have an idea how to have it NOT be "negative" when you're saying "scam" or "rapist" or "trafficker" or 'deliberately infected women with HIV" then please let me know.

Because so many donors, volunteers, groups, etc., have been burned by these people they're just like done.  We lost a lot of good people when the truth came out YEARS down the road with Samoly Mam.  Which again if people had addressed this with me up front early at the start - then she wouldn't have had this "ascension" that just sucked up very needed people and resources away from real victims needing help.

Because when people are telling you not to "talk to Jody" they're leaving out now only am I a survivor also, but that I'm the one running the hotline and program for members who are choosing to remain "anonymous".  I'm acting as the public contact.  I'm the one calling public agencies, the media, law enforcement, etc., on behalf of people who can't because they need help.  Which if they could call - they would.  They ask me to in order to protect their identity - most of the time because they're hiding from their trafficker.

I mean if I had rescued you out from under Snoop before he made a confession would you want to try and explain to people Snoop had just "turned you out" on his RV during his Playboy tour?  Would you want the media to do to you what they're doing to people like Bill Cosby's victims?  Only Snoop's fans are a little more "edgy" and "dangerous".

And he has paid lobbyists sitting around telling people to "drop me" from their groups.  Now if they said "so she doesn't get traction for the boycott" www.boycottsnoop.com that would be a little obvious don't you think?  (As Amnesty International is calling out to have prostitution "legalized" then this means the question of UNION is going to come up.  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/amnesty-international-sex-work-prostitution_us_55bfb184e4b06363d5a2e89b  

Only people like Dennis Hof and Lane Gilman who would be the first in line to cash in should prostitution become legal in the USA.  These men get a considerable amount of support from men such as Sheldon Adelson who is very well known for his "anti" union leanings. http://www.peoplesworld.org/billionaire-casino-owner-adelson-takes-aim-at-unions/    

His casino's are known to be non-union workplaces.  Meaning these pimps don't want their brothels to be unionized.  It's a known practice when corporations don't want to be union - to have "persuaders".  Which is what SWOP has turned itself into since Robin's death in 2013.  Sex Workers Outreach Project received a big injection of cash to start opening up new chapters while breaking off the working relationship we once had with the and you won't hear one single word out of any of then about the idea of UNION.  Women like Domina Elle, Maxine Doogan, Meg Munoz, Savannah Sly, Mistress Matisse, Christina Parriera are all in "persuaders" positions who strangely no one is hearing a peep out of them about the formation of a union for anyone in the work.  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/union-busting-persuader-rule_us_56f1bdcbe4b0c3ef52172770

No, many companies, including Chinese marketing companies, of who have been involved in these rings I've been trying to get more arrests against since 2007 are experts at "smear" campaigns by paid professionals.  Such as this one against KFC done to spread the lie they had "deep fried rats" in their stores.  http://www.newsweek.com/kentucky-fried-chicken-sues-over-rumor-they-used-eight-legged-chicken-338173

Now this was over chicken.  I assure you the sex industry right now represents more money than chicken.  Especially when we have Sheldon Adelson devoting millions of dollars to not only legalize marijuana, but also to get prostitution legalized.  Hence why Amnesty International has been supporting that position (partly one of the reasons) of LEGALIZING prostitution.  If you "decriminalize" it then there's no brothels.  Without brothels you have no owners like Dennis Hof or Lance Gilman who had been working very very very hard to get the other brothel owners out of the way first, buying up what's left between Lance and Dennis.  Two men who haven't said one peep about there being unions if prostitution went legal.

Sheldon Adelson also gives out a lot of grants.  A lot of grants in the drug addiction treatment field, and also a lot of grants in the mental health field.  So you'll see a lot of workshops right now, and classes, that are addressing "illegal prostitution", but being done in such a way as to suggest trafficking doesn't exist within the legal sex industry - not to include in your awareness there are non-trafficking reasons why a man or woman might need help to simply just exit the sex industry.  If they aren't trafficked, then the only place many can get help then is through our program.  http://www.businessinsider.com/sands-macau-prostitution-2012-6

Mr. Adelson also owns the Review Journal, and this explains why you'll see articles in the RJ about the Cupcake Girls, Hookers for Jesus, etc., but not about our work.  He's told me he has our name "blacklisted" because we've fought him, and won, over the desired expansion of the legal brothels into downtown Las Vegas, and because we've helped to get five brothels shut down.  Accomplishments he won't even acknowledge in his paper.   One of the reasons why men like Sheldon Adelson have sent reporters to tell me to my face my name's been blacklisted from the Review Journal, is because it's well known I operate as an advocate for the women in the strip clubs, massage parlors, legal brothels, etc.

It's well known the ONLY reason I fought back against the brothels from expanding into California, or into Las Vegas was NOT because I was against prostitution.  But instead I was against the working conditions within the brothels.  I have said since day one I take issue with the fact the owners have a lobbyist to speak for them - but the women don't have an advocate or lobbyist for their needs at the legislature floor.  Meaning I've told Joe Conforte, Dennis Hof, Oscar Goodman, etc., that I will fight "legal" prostitution with everything I got UNTIL they change their working conditions and do something like get a lobbyist for the women, an advocate to speak ro them, or until there's a union in place".  THAT's why Adelson has me blacklisted from the Review Journal.

You can see in the RJ article about the brothels' last push to expand into Vegas doesn't have my name, or our group's name as having appearing to oppose them as we did - and won.  Here that push to expand wasn't even listed on the calendar.  It was a back door secret meeting.  We found out about it and brought in a woman who testified what really goes on inside them   It worked.  We won.  And you won't see one mention of our name in this whole article.  If not for us having the transcript - I wouldn't have even known we were there.  http://www.reviewjournal.com/news/nevada-legislature/prostitution-bill-not-nevada-legislatures-agenda

Now why don't men like Adelson want the name of me showing up in the papers?  Because they don't want the prostitutes to be thinking about the word "union".  It's why all these new leaders have been pushing into SWOP lately who also don't talk about the idea of unions while pushing for legalization.  They do that because decriminalization doen't serve them.  Legalization does.

It's why James Deen didn't want me speaking the porn panel on exiting the industry, and why Dennis Hof and Live Nation are pushing Cupcake Girls all over everyone while trying to shut our name off their lips.   It's why the Beast, the Dot, and the LA Times have blocked our IP address from commenting on any article on the subject, and why they're pushing SWOP down everyone's throats while trying to make sure you don't know our name, or if you do, then you don't.  It's because they want to make sure the people you think are on your side are NOT talking about "union" should they get it prostitution through all this lobbying.  To make sure no one hears talk about UNION.

It's why they have "persuaders" sitting around whose job it is to make sure you don't talk to me and get any of those nasty ideas about unions for sex workers.  It's why they have been staging this phony incidents to push the porn industry into Nevada.   Because there's unions in California for actors and the film industry in larger numbers than exists within Nevada.

So there are many people with big financial interests, and sometimes things to hide, which don't want people finding their way into our program and connecting.  Which leaves me often with the only way to tell you within our community about these sorts of things is to well tell you.  Meaning long posts.

I wanted Genevieve to know she is not alone.  I've seen those groups and people rip off way more people than just her. In fact, it's quite common right now across the country.  You aren't hearing about it because they know most victims don't want to break their "anonymity" about being victims, and if they can shut me up - then you won't hear about it.    Genevieve however as a public figure is doing the right thing and speaking out.

Which is why I was also warning people about Shawnee Love.  I've had more than one person tell me of her raising money fraudulently.   She's not a native American, and the man whose grandson's name she ripped off is not happy about it - especially because she conned native American's on the reservation out of their hard earned money also by making false claims.  I've seen her claim to be the "founder of the movement in 2007" but I've the founder of this movement which was started in the 1980's and I can prove it at www.hightechmadam.com  The attention and money she sucked up in Ohio took away from the three groups we run there who needed support.

Now I'm willing to bet people didn't want to hear about Bill Cosby being a rapist or OJ being a murdered because it isn't "love and light".  But let's get real here - we're dealing with victims who are being exploited on many levels.

So guess what?  That means they're catnip to some predators.  Just as working with children attracts pedophiles and they had to try and take measures to screen out pedophiles away from the children - we're going to have to start doing something kind of the same in this field because I'm getting real tired of trying to warn people about something only to keep being shut down, ignored, and then attacked for being "negative", and then after they've plowed through a bunch of people and resources, then hear people saying "oh gee we should have listened".

Now I understand it needs to be in smaller bites to digest.  So next week I'm starting  daily podcast at www.rantfm.com  We'll start chipping away on subjects and serve as point where you can heard about the good and bad because you can't just keep hearing PR  marketing pieces from people.   You're going to need to hear from people they've worked with, others in the field, and have discussions on these subjects.  There are a lot of "newbies" in this field who don't even know who Samoly Mam is.

So connect to our blog please and the podcast.  Thanks!

Jody
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Saturday, May 28, 2016

GENERAL SAM AND THE RED SAND COMMENTS - LOVE YOU!


THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU General Sam for https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aCoiMWNOGvs I"m SOOO TIRED of feeling like I'm like the only person in the world who sent this woman a REALLY NASTY email cussing this artist lady out. Do you know why? Because it's way way way more than just "a complete waste of time, energy, money and social media energy". Oh no it's way more than that.
Let me see how I can be short about this explanation in support and gratitude to you at what you posted here because I was beginning to feel like the only person on the face of the earth feeling this same exact way but on a much deeper level and let me explain why. Thank you also for showing me there are still some sane rational people left in this world also because frankly lately I've been beginning to wonder. First of all, let me tell you who FUNDED this project. Ashton Kutcher. You may remember him from his use of social media to convince Target to install a baby changing table in the mens' bathroom as well as the womens' bathroom. Talk about another frigging useless project which completely wasted time, energy and money for no reason because even though Target did agree to spend the money to install those changing tables which I can assure you Aston was probably the only male in the whole USA who probably used them maybe once in his life - guess who paid the bill for those tables and installations? You guessed it. Single moms who are barely squeezing out money to pay for diapers who just saw a price increase on items carried by Target to pay for this grand social gesture to show support for all the supposed men in the country who are single dads taking their babies to Target and then stepping into the men's room to change their diapers because they've been in the store longer than the usual two hours it takes for them to need a change again. I'm sorry but I don't know one single dad who would take their baby into the MENS' ROOM to change a diaper. But let me tell you why I sent this lady and Aston a really nasty note about the Red Sand's height of absurdity. Because that envelope you just got which probably cost them about $10 in materials and postage to send out all over the country could have you some appropriately pointed out PUT OUR HOTLINE PHONE NUMBER ON THERE AND ACTUALLY DONE SOMETHING. Why do I say that? Because in 1980 I saw Linda Lovelace get up in front of this country and reveal she had been forced to film "Deep Throat" by her pimp/husband who had been pointing a gun on her from off camera. Why didn't anyone on the set stop him? Because it was a mob financed film that's why. Meaning everyone, including her pimp's new wife, Marilyn Chambers, who was so buzzed on the drugs he'd hooked her on she'd have danced around naked in a tutu to get the drugs (oh wait she did worse) he was supplying her with was denouncing Linda's claim. What's worse is it didn't matter if anyone believed Linda's claim because the truth is that there were no laws on the books back in 1980 against the trafficking of American women on American soil. Or any other country for that matter. If you catch the UNCUT 1973 version of Bruce Lee's "Enter the Dragon" released three weeks after his untimely and suspicious death (I wonder why), the opening sequence shows a CIA agent asking Bruce to go onto Han's island to gather information for them because he is "getting beautiful women (while showing American women on the screen as victims - not Asian's) hooked on drugs and then selling them to the highest bidder and without him using guns or selling drugs we don't have any laws to stop in and intervene". Meaning Bruce Lee was trying clear back in 1973 to warn us that American women were being trafficked by men not using drugs or guns and hopefully make the lightbulb go on in our heads to say "oh gee that's right - maybe we need to change that". Only for some reason every time I've seen that film on TV over the years, that sequence was cut. I only found it myself recently when I'd rented the disk to review the film for another project I was working on about people "ahead of their time" as he was. I have a link to it myself up at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8PGjCWpbt4U Anyway, why does that matter to me? Because I was also witnessing, and experiencing various forms of sex trafficking myself in Los Angeles during not only the 1980's, but also right in the middle of what's now been nicknamed "Iran Contra". Short for when our government was wanting to raise cash off the books to buy guns for the Contra's (see the film "Charlie's War" for more info), they were the ones bringing cocaine into this country, then having the African American gangs sell it for them under threat of being arrested if they didn't do what they were told, all while being the perfect scapegoat for our CIA behind the whole operation in the first place. I know because sometimes the dealers wanted American women as "tips" for these deals, as did some of the wealthy oil men we were making oil deals with back then who were invading Beverly Hills back then like a bad rash. Only could we go to the police to call for help when trying to stop these women being sold like that? For that matter, when I had these same men insisting I help introduce the drug into the Hollywood parties from south central so producers would make films like "Miami Vice" making the drug look "cool" to encourage more sales who am I going to run to for help when I"m just an escort and madam myself? NO ONE. Because we weren't viewed as "victims" back then. Even if we did convince someone what was happening to us was even really true (think about what that sounded like before even Gary Webb broke the story), there weren't any laws applicable that could be used to arrest any of these guys. It was like trying to charge the butcher at your corner market with 2nd degree murder for killing the chickens for sale. There just was no such law so what was there to do? All I could think of to do in 1984 was take a warehouse and turn it into a "safe house". The first one for adults in this country. Only I had no sooner put a woman in there to hide her from her pimp who had just broken her nose and arm then he calls the cops and claims I"m running a "brothel". Guess who got arrested and charged with pimping her? Me. Sure I talked my way out of it with a good lawyer and after the law took every single thing and penny I owned leaving me completely destitute. And on probation on top of matters with a high profile arrest calling me a "High Tech Madam". Try and get a job with that on your resume. Absolutely insane. Something else had to be done. So I consulted with the Attorney General of CA at the time about what to do. Because I was seeing addicts and alcoholics getting out of jail by going to AA meetings - so why were we being locked up and treated like criminals when in most cases there was a pimp behind that woman forcing them to be on the stroll? I was even seeing child molesters getting out of jail and into treatment centers - but we're being carted off like criminals? It wasn't right but there was no laws nor alternatives for the courts to order us into anything but jail because guess what? No one wanted to come near us. Not in the 1980's when the HIV/AIDS virus was raging and there was no cocktail like today. Meaning if you got it - you were a dead man or woman walking. So what do I do? I launch the first hotline in this country for anyone, wanting to leave any part of the sex industry, for any reason, including if they were being pimped or trafficked or sold into "white slavery" as we called it back then for adults to call for help. I then created a 12 step program, Prostitutes Anonymous, and went into the Los Angeles County courts in 1987 also and asked to be considered as an "alternative to jail" for those convicted of prostitution so we could address this issue. Remember again we didn't even invent the term "trafficking" until the Trafficking Act of 2000 was passed THIRTEEN YEARS after I launched this hotline, program, and the movement itself to have us recognized. Because to promote our hotline, and to get our PSA's out there, we also launched a major media campaign to "raise awareness" sex trafficking was real. That some of us were being forced to be out there and those people shouldn't be denied victim services, and treated like criminals. We pointed out however we weren't going to be able to get anyone to come forward to testify against the traffickers as long as they were afraid of being charged also. Meaning if they wanted to lock up the bad guys - they needed to also decriminalize prostitution so we could gather the evidence, and witnesses' together to get the bad guy, instead of the victims, locked up in jail. We kept bringing on one person after another after another on one talk show, public acccess show, news interview, etc., until we saw the Trafficking Act of 2000 passed. We had been told that once this issue had "federal recognition" then not only did we have the ability to have the victims treated as such instead of criminals, we could prosecute the bad guys, but also federal money could be issued for the first time. Kind of like how when a native American tribe gets federal recognition they can then open up a casino on their land kind of thing. Only with us - it meant that for the first time the government could actually be the one to pay for things to help the victims rather than it coming out of our personal pockets. Over $400,000 I'd spent personally on helping victims, running the hotline, setting up chapters across the country, writing our Recovery Guide, setting up alternative sentencing programs, etc. Now when the jails WANTED to clear us out of there because of the fear of HIV/AIDS - that's one thing. Because remember the private for profit jails started opening in the 1980's also. Now if you were a guard who would you want to work with day after day? A convicted prostitute or a violent offender? You got it because between 1987 and 1991 when we were setting up these alternative to jail sentencing programs we were taking out about 1800 prostitutes out of jails packed with 2,000 women. Meaning we were leaving them with about 200 on average to deal with and they weren't coming back the next day like before our program started. Only the for profit jails realized they were losing $150 a day on average for each person we took out of there. Not only that, but they couldn't get government funding to help build their new prisons to operate for profit unless they could create overcrowding to justify them stepping into absorb some of their building expenses. So the TVRA of 2003 was passed. You know what that did? It diverted all of the money we had spent 15 years now building for us to get to help us work with this community to "faith based groups" meaning the church. Oh like they had a clue what to do to help us. Only they didn't need to know. All they needed to do was get their hands on that money and the war cry became "raise awareness". Meaning from 2003 until today MILLIONS of dollars is being pumped into our country to do what? You got it - RAISE AWARENESS about human trafficking. You know that Lifelock commercial where it talks about how "useless" raising awareness of a robbery is over stopping a robbery? Well you just saw what about a million dollar donation to this artist from Aston Kutcher has resulted in to "raise awareness". Only when I thought about what I could do with that same time, energy, money, even postage to get out to people our hotline phone number, our website, to donate Recovery Guides to the men and women now being stuffed back into the jails we had once been getting them out of, I swear I feel like I"m losing my mind. You know why? BECAUSE OUR PROGRAMS WORKS. I've had investigative reporters check us out with flying colors. I've had a professor do a 10 year study on us in "Leaving Prostitution" who wrote it was our program that made the difference in once impossible cases she studied. We have interviews in our members' own voices talking about how we helped them at www.leavingtheliferadio.com I can't tell you how many men and women we've helped to exit the sex industry, including those who were being "trafficked", over 30 years now and still growing. Only guess what? Aston didn't just donate over a million dollars to this artist to "raise awareness" who frankly I think puts real pimps to shame. I mean come on - she's got herself a million bucks plus now donated by sticking red sand in the ground? Not bad work if you can get it General Sam. But he and Demi Moore also donated a ton of money to develop THORN. What's what? It's a company devoted to finding child predators and pornographers using computers, the internet and technology. Only guess what? I got a line of predators just waiting to be prosecuted who aren't? You know why? Because everyone is busy STICKING RED SAND IN THE CRACKS IN THE GROUND OR WRITING SOFTWARE TO FIND CHILD PORN instead of returning our phone calls for help about things we need for the victims who call us for help who we've love to turn over their traffickers to the law. ONLY guess what the kicker is the story General Sam? If they're an African American or Hispanic or even an Asian in some cases who is the pimp - they'll pop him and give him 20 to life so fast his head will spin for so much as giving a woman a sandwich when she's hungry and they'll call that "trafficking". Or worse, they'll just make the whole case up like the prosecutor, the FBI, and everyone else did with the Heather Weyker case where over $10 million dollars was wasted on phony arrests. Or how about films like "Taken" based on frauds who got arrested for fraud such as William Hillar, or "Eden" based on Chong Kim who was a fraud, or hey let's look at all the MILLIONS donated to Samoly Mam who was another complete sham. http://reason.com/blog/2016/03/04/the-somali-sex-slave-ring-that-wasnt But if you're a white cop who also happens to be a member of the trafficking task force victims are supposed to be able to turn to for help when being trafficked that San Mateo has received MILLIONS OF DOLLARS to set up a task force - why we'll just let you walk when caught red handed inside of an illegal trafficking operation where you were caught on the inside of the very date and time the trafficker were also supposed to BE making a drop in a cop car they claimed was being used to "avoid detection". Where ICE is supposed to detain any non-American's arrested for trafficking until they can determine their visa status - but we'll just break that law and send 24 victims back home with their pimps in "Operation Dollhouse" because two white cops, er trafficking officers, were "mistakenly" at the site when the raid was done TO find not only the victims, but the corrupt cops making the drop that day. http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/SAN-MATEO-COUNTY-Two-lawmen-caught-in-raid-of-2563465.php Oh but that was just a "one time fluke" right? http://www.nbcnews.com/news/latino/deputys-suicide-complicates-sheriff-joe-arpaios-racial-profiling-case-n120626 Arizona trafficking officer Or this one? http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2015/07/12/workers-trafficked-for-ohio-egg-farms-had-little-contact-lived-in-poverty.html Or this one? A Homeland Security and ICE officer. https://www.justice.gov/usao-cdca/pr/former-hsi-special-agent-pleads-guilty-taking-bribes-korean-businessman-being Only after he's sentenced to two years for bribery (with no mention about his pension by the way), how come the case is "closed" when I haven't seen the guy who bribed him arrested yet? If Aston Kutcher wanted to find some trafficker's, I got a whole list I could give him with one phone call. Nope. Let's spend all this money building software which is not being designed by the way by those who know how they operate such as survivors. Oh no - let's staff THORN with a bunch of eggheads who have to build software to find these guys while Chris Hanson can set up a profile of a 12 year old girl on "Dateline" and start rolling them in one after the other after the other with one minute separations between them for free. But then maybe he doesn't want to find any either in reality being he was seen coming out of a massage parlor himself not long ago, but not any mention of doing "research" or "outreach" that's for sure. Now General Sam, when I've contacted women like this artist cussing her out for spending all of those resources on red sand when it could have been used helping us get our hotline number out there to real victims who really needed help and to fund resources they need when recovered because they'll come out with nothing at all to their names, and to Aston for funding this nonsense, I've been told "well the reason why people won't take your calls is because you're not nice to people" referring to the fact I cussed this woman out for such a completely absolute waste of resource's which could have been used to save lives. So yes she reports to people that we "aren't nice" to her and then others don't want to return our calls for that reason. WHICH IS EVEN MORE INSANE. Let me ask you something - do we have a policy somewhere that if you call 911 the ambulance won't be sent out to help you instead you said "pretty please with sugar on top" with the right "tone" of nice in your voice? Since when did that become some requirement that I "suffer fools" in order to have something useful done around here in this movement? The bottom line Sam is the cat's out of the bag now. We proved sex trafficking is real. So what's happening is the government is now treating this like a child who doesn't want to eat their vegatables before getting dessert. So he's hiding the peas under his napkin, and feeding his brussel sprouts to the dog, and doing everything he can to try and not do the right thing while still trying to get his hands on his dessert - the money. Because out of the $11 million dollars Google has donated to Polaris to help them "fight trafficking" do you know not one single victim has actually called to get help, and received it, to be broken free of sex trafficking to their hotline? That's according to their own media. Do you know why? Because they will only take calls "from the victim themselves". Now just think for a moment here - if the victim could pick up the phone and call the National Trafficking Hotline to ask for help for themselves themselves COULDN'T THEY CALL 911? Who by the way is who Polaris then refers them to essentially. They're either referred to the local police, the local task force headed by the local police, or some other group headed by a police officer, which IF THEY COULD CALL 911 THEY WOULD!!! We however acknowledge if they could call for help then they don't need help then do they? Isn't that the definition of "needing rescue"? I mean if I"m a cat up a 10 foot tree and I can't get down are you going to tell me you'll help me when I"m at down on the ground and don't need help but then refuse to help me while I'm at the top of a 10 foot tree and can't get down without help? I mean isn't that what "rescue" means? So yes we take calls from people within the sex industry all the time about where victims are who calls us with these tips because WE'RE NOT LAW ENFORCEMENT. Why? Because sex trafficking takes place where? Where there's illegal prostitution or legal sex work - either way no married guy or business man is going to put his name down as being the bell ringer here. Not like Lamar would have said a thing if he hadn't of overdosed to Kloe. Meaning where do WE look for victims? Yes you got it - in strip clubs, massage parlors, porn production studios, escort websites, and other such operations where one is likely to find them. Where does this chick have you looking? IN THE CRACKS OF THE SIDEWALKS! OH Jeez - just thank you thank you thank you because since 2003 I swear anyone I speak to OTHER than our members who call us for help in this field anymore have completely lost their minds. Want to help us? Paint a red x on your hand. What the hell does that do? Not a damn thing. But boy it makes the celebrities social media jump up a spike. So General Sam - you have also hit it on the head about 'useless advocates" anymore also. To further civil rights people fought in the streets, walked instead of taking buses, and even did things like stage "love in's" in heavily white parts of the country. People ran for office and even got murdered for standing up for their belief's. Do you know what I get told by people? I'm not going to talk to you because you're "negative". Do people really think I"m going to kiss their ass and say this red sand is "cool" so that I sound "positive"? I"m sorry but when I quit sex work is the day I stopped kissing ass for money or for material gain. So yes they're essentially telling me if I want help from them than I have to relapse on my personal program of recovery which in order to stay clean from drugs, booze, and most of all sex work for a living - I have to then relapse. Which I can assure you if I"m going to relapse back into stroking people's ego's for money it sure as hell wouldn't be this Red Sand lady but instead whoever's ego she stroked to get her cash money donated to be sending out red sand for people to pour into the the sidewalk and calling that "saving lives". I frankly don't know what to do about the whole thing anymore General Sam. I can't be heard over this lady. I mean google how much media has covered this project of hers and I assure you NOT ONE of them has printed our hotline number, or anything on our work at www.sexworkersanonymous.com. Oh hell let's not make this about us but about ANYONE who does real work with real people like say www.childrenofthenight.org Anyway, I have to get off youtube now. In the morning I need to go pick up a woman who I was told was found prostituting off Boulder Highway in Las Vegas this afternoon. Seems no one will answer the guy's calls for help he spent all day calling until he found our number. He said the others had "really pretty websites" but no one answering the phone. What we're witnessing is I believe a brilliant campaign by these traffickers to try and divert as much help away from us as possible thinking we're going to "give up and go away". Only I didn't "go away" when there were no resources because no one believed, so why would that deter me now? I just hope I don't wind up like Martin Luther King or Malcolm X who didn't "go away" and shut up either. Anyway, just thank you General Sam for letting me know there are still sane intelligent people in this world other than the victims who call our hotline. Because lately I swear the rest are absolutely nuts! Red sand. Priceless. What's the saying? About as useful as teaching a fish to ride a bicycle! www.sexworkersanonymous.com www.leavingtheliferadio.com www.hightechmadam.com

LETTER TO EILEEN DECKER, US ATTORNEY FOR CALIFORNIA

Jody Williams 
(702) 488-1127 Cell Phone
May 28, 2016

Eileen Decker
United States Attorney
Via Fax  (213) 894-0141

Re:          Joohoon David Lee

Dear Ms. Decker:

First of all, congratulations on your position now as US Attorney for California.   I read about your background online when I was doing research on the Joohoon David Lee case.   I have great hope when I see a woman with your smarts, and education -now coming into a position such as this, and also knowing you had something to do with Joohoon’s situation being exposed, and then dealt with.  

I was wondering if we might open up a dialogue.  I am the founder of the first “everything” to do with the issue of sex trafficking in modern times when I opened the first safe house for adults, first hotline for adults, first 12 step program for recovery for adults, etc.  Not just for those who were “trafficked”, but for anyone who for any reason wanted help to get out of any part of the sex industry.  I say that because like an addict or alcoholic who can substitute one drug for another – I found that “our” community would often also substitute from one form of sex work to another.  Also as an addict may justify that a drug is “prescribed” – so too does “our” community often hide behind the cover of something being “legal” while still a form of sex work.  This is why we have found many would enter into recovery – but then insisting working in a strip club, or for a web cam studio, or even in some kind of pornography “wasn’t the same thing”.   Our program therefore calls for an “abstinence from all forms of sex work”.

But one of our biggest challenges is the situation where we have someone in authority, such as Joohoon David Lee, who is the one trafficking them.  Because while he was doing what he was doing – other victims of trafficking witnessed this.  Victims who were then told “See?  We have men clear up to Homeland Security on our payroll so you have nowhere to run to or hide.”  Especially a problem for them to believe they can safely leave when I’m not reading about the man who was bribing Joohoon being arrested – yet what little media there is reporting on this matter is saying it’s “case closed”.

I’d like to talk to you to see what can be done about this sort of thing.  I have some news clips about my work up at www.hightechmadam.com (don’t be alarmed – the “brothel” reported I was arrested over was actually the first safe house I was wrongfully arrested over), and interviews with some of our members up at www.leavingtheliferadio.com   We also have a program for parents at www.swanfellowshipwebs.com and just started one for juveniles at www.sexualexploitationanonymous.com

Thank you in advance.  You can reach me at the above phone number any day after 1:00 p.m.   There are no paid workers in our program – so we’re all volunteers here!  


Jody Williams 

IF YOU'RE STANDING BEHIND SOMEONE WITH NO OPPOSITION - THEN YOU'RE STANDING IN THE WRONG LINE

Revolution, TRUE revolution, doesn't come easy.  When I first formed our program, originally called Prostitutes Anonymous, now called Sex Workers Anonymous, my sponsor gave me an assignment.  He had me study not only the greats of civil rights movements such as Gandhi, Martin Luther King and Malcolm X and others, but also the founders of 12 step programs such as Bill Wilson, Jimmy Kinnon, Roy K., Ruby, etc.

Why 12 step programs?  Because before Alcoholics Anonymous was founded, there was no such concept as there could be person with a disease.  Alcohol was viewed simply as alcohol and you either could drink or not.  It was viewed as a choice, and choice only, back before AA.  Only when AA came out, suddenly a person was being recognized who didn't have a choice, and for them to drink was not good.

Also, AA had their opponents.  Opponents who still exist today.  Not just the alcohol industry, but there's also the church.  Before AA the church made a lot of money off sweeping into towns and having people sign "pledges" about sobriety.  There were politicians whose whole platforms were based on the issue of Prohibition.  I even read about one group who would pledge a lot of money to any politician who would support Prohibition.  Then of course you had therapists who called drinking excessively a "poor coping mechanism" who believed that if you taught someone better "coping skills" then they wouldn't drink so much.

AA however was not designed to replace any of those things.  They were designed for those for whom the church, therapists, or even pledges of sobriety weren't sufficient for them.  For people who needed something "different" or even "more" depending upon your viewpoint.

I found an interview with Bill Wilson even talking about how people who were once supporters of his program started pulling away from this position once they realized it wasn't something that could be explained nor bottled for mass consumption.  In other words, no one but another sober alcoholic can lead an AA meeting or sponsor.  Not a therapist, not a priest, not even a "normie" who is sober - can lead an AA meeting or work with newcomers.  Kind of a problem if you're trying to run a shelter or a treatment program for alcoholics if you can't also add in an AA meeting until you find another sober member of AA willing to be the secretary of that meeting.

Which is also the same problem posed by Sex Workers Anonymous.  While there may be a recovering member of SWA living in a certain town, that doesn't mean they're willing to break their anonymity by going to a local shelter or treatment program and offering to run a meeting in their facility.  Nor with the courts, prosecutor, or local police by letting them know about a local SWA meeting for the purposes of alternative sentencing.   We might have a huge meeting in one of those cities - but members who have been in situations, or currently in situations, where they don't want to let the local authorities know what their name is, who they are, or that they were once in the sex industry for any reason - trafficked or not.

If you go online today you'll find quite a large stack of people who aren't thrilled with Bill Wilson.  In fact, some are quite hostile.  The same for Martin Luther King, Gandhi, Malcolm X, etc.  There is no such thing as any revolutionary person of their time who was universally loved and accepted.  The same honestly goes if I even mention a politician's name.  If I speak for example of how much Obama has done to help the trafficking movement - I will be swooped down upon by a horde of people who will tell me about all the horrible things Obama has done.

So a universal law happens to prove true - if you're standing behind someone who doesn't have opposition against them - then you're standing in the wrong line.

Are these people "love and light"?  I watched this documentary on how much this Grace Lee Boggs contributed to the civil rights movement, and stood behind Martin Luther King even after many preachers started excluding him, and how she was so abrupt that she "sometimes made people cry".  Changing views isn't always an easy thing to do.  I also found her words here to be what we as survivors of the sex industry need to take note of as to where we need to be going now we have recognition what is happening to us is in fact real.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DzeezIsTZ_o



Neither is trying to change a system that considers Joohoon David Lee is ONLY guilty of bribery.  http://mynewsla.com/crime/2015/12/18/ex-la-agent-for-ice-admits-taking-bribes-in-sex-slave-case/

I went to the person in this case listed as someone responsible for bringing him in to face charges to ask them about where the arrest is of the man who PAID the bribes.   Joe Jeronimo it appears has now been made a "trainer" for FLETA.

How convenient.

So no I don't agree with "case closed" as the court files say.  I find it even more interesting that his entire case has disappeared right off the Clark County database.  ALL files that have had court dates are normally stored on their database.  But yet I run a search now after his May 23rd sentencing to find out what sentence he got - and I can't now find that information out.  https://www.clarkcountycourts.us/Anonymous/Search.aspx?ID=400

Isn't that public record?  Where did the case go?

Now if you get a call from someone "warning", I mean "threatening" you to "stay away from Jody" because she's "negative" or whatever other name calling they have for me, I just want you to note that person isn't a survivor I'm sure for one thing.  For another, I'm willing to bet they've never even met me in person.  Nor are they going to attack my work because they can't.

All they can do is attack me as a person.

Of which am I a perfect person?

Never said I was.

But that's not the point is it?  There are people who CLEARLY want this Joohoon issue, among other issues, to be forgotten.  I'm not going to let it go.  I wasn't going to let it go when I wrote the Office of Professional Responsibility that I understand was behind his investigation.  Nor when I wrote to the Dept. of Transportation at LAX that this ring was importing in Chinese women who were clearly on guard for that as to why Joohoon then had to personally escort women past them from Korea who the ring switched to trafficking BECAUSE of the exposure I was putting on this case since "Operation Dollhouse".

I'm not going to let it go because the fact remains that we do not have a system yet in place where a victim of someone like Joohoon can call for, and get help.  I want you to notice his arrest did not happen because his victim was able to call 911 and get help to stop what he was doing.

However, victims like her ARE calling our hotline.  And then we have people trying to talk others in the field not to take my calls.

Gee I wonder why?

So again, if you're not standing behind someone in support of their work who doesn't have opposition against them coming as a backlash of them doing things like this - then baby you're not in the right line.










Friday, May 27, 2016

JOOHOON DAVID LEE - HOMELAND SECURITY OFFICER AND TRAFFICKER

https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/former-hsi-special-agent-sentenced-25-years-corruption-charges

This email is to Mr. Joe Jeronimo who now works for FLETA https://www.fleta.gov/profile/joe-jeronimo

Dear Mr. Jeronimo:

I'm writing you about the case involving Joohoon David Lee.  I suspect this case might be connected to a letter I wrote to the Office of Professional Responsibility about a trafficking operation I've been trying to pull victims out from under since 2004.   While you did catch Joohoon, the ring itself is still operating.  So too are other officers like him that I have yet see answering for their crimes.  Officers who are not only threatening their victims, but also threatening me to stop helping them.

Why?  I tend to wonder if Joohoon for example wouldn't have been called into play if not for the letter I sent to the Dept. of Transportation at LAX advising them this ring was bringing in women from China and to be on the "lookout".  It was shortly after this letter the ring switched up to using women from Korea to "go off the radar".  A ring tied to the arrests a few months ago in Seattle, back in 2007 with "Operation Dollhouse" and also the 2009 and 2013 arrests in Wichita, Kansas.  A ring connected to threats I've received from Pasadena police officers being the people connected to the head of this ring reside in Pasadena.

Why Pasadena?  Well they can "fake a homicide case" don't you know?  http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/general-news/20140702/tape-pasadena-homicide-detective-bragged-about-framing-suspects-lying-to-get-conviction  Even get PETA arrested and chase minorities out of Pasadena for it's "gentrification".  http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/general-news/20150716/peta-files-lawsuit-against-pasadena-police-department-over-seaworld-spy Meaning this case doesn't end with Joohoon.

I spoke to Claude Arnold about the fact I still have victims of this ring telling me they can't break free because of how high up the power goes in this trafficking operation and you must admit Joohoon's authority was pretty high.  I was told "someone would get back to me" as I always am told - and no one has yet as always happens.

Now I'm sorry that my work causes embarrassment like this, like it did with people like the case Heather Weyker http://reason.com/blog/2016/03/04/the-somali-sex-slave-ring-that-wasnt  was connected to (a case I was telling people for some time was phony), but we have many cases now stacking up about the innocents being thrown into the grinder here to make it appear people are "doing something" but then the REAL traffickers are getting away scot free here.

I didn't start this movement to get pimps arrested.   You want to deal with a pimp back in the 1980's - call 911.  No.  What I did was start this movement because HOW do you leave sex work when it's a cop, a marshall, a sheriff, or a Homeland Security officer, who is trafficking you?  Whose own boss tells people there's "nothing he can do" about the situation?  No I'm sorry but more needs to be done.  And frankly I'm getting real tired of the minute I read anyone like yourself has actually stepped up to do something about this - the next thing I know they're in a different job.  Fine for you - but then I get shoved back to square one of trying to explain to your replacements that yes this kind of thing is real.

I was hoping you were still in your old job that was a part of Joohoon's arrest but now I see you're in "training".  How convenient to now tell me there's "nothing more you can do" about the fact the ring itself IS STILL operating and I STILL have victims I can't get out because of who is involved in this who hasn't been caught yet.

So if you have any ideas on how we can get to the bottom of the ring that Joohoon was only a cog in the wheel of  - I'd love to hear them.  Because I've heard the argument that his trafficking was done while he was "on duty" and therefore he can't be charged with either trafficking nor racketeering, but I find it highly unlikely that he didn't do some of this work while not on the clock.

I'm sorry but where's the arrest of the man who PAID Joohoon?  This case is far from over and I STILL don't have someone getting back to me about what's going to be done about this ring despite dealing with them since 2004 now.  I think I'm being pretty patient don't you?  Especially when for some reason every time I hear we've got another cog in this wheel suddenly it seems like everyone connected to the case retires, get promoted, or transfers to another department.  Leaving people who then don't know me from Adam and the process starts over again.

(By the way why is NO major media reporting on this?  A Homeland Security officer is caught trafficking women and NO ONE in major media is reporting on this?  Why is that?  You want to know about what type of victim CAN'T call the National Trafficking Hotline and maybe call ours instead?  Try someone who was brought over here by a Homeland Security Officer.  THAT'S a victim who can't call the police for help, nor anyone on the trafficking task force, nor anyone in uniform for that matter.

So the million dollar question is then if those victims call our hotline for help then why can't I get anyone to respond to our calls?)

Monday, May 23, 2016

WAYNE SPINDLER AND FREE SPEECH

http://www.latimes.com/opinion/editorials/la-ed-wesson-threat-20160519-snap-story.html
Something is being taken out and road tested here and I'm not sure if people see this for what it is.  The mere fact that my IP address has been blocked from commenting on any articles posted on the LA Times website making it so the only way you're able to read my comments now is that I know about how to use TOR to anonymize my browser.  What I mean by that is that I can no longer even post comments on this site using my own computer.  However, I have no problem when on TOR.  Meaning that my IP address has been blocked.

So yes this IS about free speech. Because it's not just the LA Times that's blocking me from speaking.   Maybe they got tired of me finding out the things they're reporting on in some cases are completely fabricated for one thing.   Then there is the issue of free speech which is not free speech when you're standing alone where people can't hear you.  I think a component being missed here about free speech is that it has to be in a venue where those involved in the issue can hear you.

I myself have been blocked not only (on an attempt to block me anyway) from posting comments for you to see here as readers of the LA Times, but I've also been very clearly threatened about what would happen to me if I even showed up to make a public comment like this man is doing.

I do not believe a cartoon is a threat.  This is a test case where they found the most outrageous person they could find to make fun of and try to set a presidence.  Why?  Because there's other people like myself they're trying to silence not from speaking, but from being HEARD.

I know because I've already been threatened with a 5150 charge if I were to even show up at any of these city council, board of supervisor meetings, or any political event.  Sure I can prove I'm not crazy but that's after being carted off for 72 hours and subjected to an inability to refuse treatments, medications, loss of my liberty, and who knows frankly after Sandra Bland if I'd even make it out of their custody alive.  Are you going to tell me after what happened to the witnesss in the Paul Tanaka case that ANYONE IS SAFE IN OFFICIAL CUSTODY when an advocate who is attacking those in the official system?

I'm at least sane enough to know a true threat when I hear one.  Who is threatening me?  I watched as the LA Times, and the OC Register, built up a man by the name of Kevin Brown who was claiming he was "doing sex trafficking rescues".  Only these papers didn't think to question the two other EXISTING groups in Los Angeles who have been doing work with men and women in prostitution for 30 years who started the trafficking movement why they weren't involved in what this man was doing with a private investigator by the name of Greg Reese.  They were supposedly working with the OC Human Trafficking Task Force.

The information they gathered while in the field trying to make contact with women in prostitution was used to solicit large federal grants.  Not just for work with sex trafficking victims, but also for things like housing, and useless billboards.  I say "useless" because in the 30 years I've seen others stupid enough to think that victims can see a billboard, then pick up a phone and call the number on that billboard to get help, I've yet to see or hear of one single case where a victim has been rescued from such a thing.  Why?  Because if she can call the number on the billboard - she can just as easily call 911.  Sex trafficking rescues just don't work that way.  That is if anyone bothered to speak to anyone who actually does such things such as www.sexworkersanonymous.com does for adults or www.childrenofthenight.org does for juveniles.

I then watched as the publicity from these articles was turned into a so called "reality" show produced by Relativity Media called "8 Minutes".  A show where the producers then got money from investors who thought they were helping to produce not only a reality TV show, but also to help some victims of sex trafficking.

Only the whole thing was a "catfish" in itself which was ironic because the producers also produce "Catfish" on MTV.  There was no rescue.  Kevin Brown claimed he had "found God" upon his retirement in 2013 and then started doing this type of outreach for a church he created "Side by Side" I think it was.  Only problem was if the reporters, or editor, had bothered to check anything out they'd find the address of this so called "church" was actually located in a medical building.  Also, his "church" was incorporated in 1994 - YEARS before the concept of sex trafficking even achieved federal recognition, and also years before he supposedly even "found God" in the first place.

Even Polaris had asked the people connected to this show to stop using their hotline in a cover for this fraud.  Building upon this fraud, the Board of Supervisors, along with the Alameda and LA prosecutor's office then spent another MILLION DOLLARS on a bus sign campaign for "www.protectlakids.org".  Only problem was that website for six months went to a bus schedule and nothing else.  Where did the phone calls go to?  Not to our hotline, the Children of the Night hotline, nor even Polaris.  The number was routed to the DA's office but they can't do anything until a police report is filed.  In other words, it was a useless loop.

Our group however in REALITY does work with REAL victims of sex trafficking.  In 2013, a woman came to me reporting she had been drug out of her home by two uniformed Pasadena police officers and then slapped with two fake prostitution charges when she told her traffickers that after 40 years she was wanting to be let go of.  They then told her if she didn't "get back to work" they'd see she was deported where men like Liang Yaohui, and that group of pimps, would see to it she'd get the death penalty through their seat in the Chinese government while running the largest transnational sex trafficking operation in the world.

When our group stepped in to help her expunge these charges, I myself received a threat from a Pasadena officer.  I recorded that threat and then did as I should have done - I went to the Chief of Police with it.  Who promptly ignored me.  Why?  They were in the middle of having a report done about how bad things had gotten in their station.  I then went to the city council who was up in arms about six million dollars that had just been stolen from them to want to talk to me about a little thing like sex trafficking victims.  Only this ring was doing more than just forcing women to be prostitutes.  They were also blackmailing the "johns" just as we witnessed being done with men like Donald Burns.  Men who when they went to the police then had their secrets turned into public record that none of their best attorney's could stop from spreading all over the internet - just as the traffickers had threatened.

I went then to the LAPD Chief of Police, Charlie Beck, who has now received a complaint by the union claiming he's been making it impossible for people to complain about misconduct of officers.  What with witnesses disappearing in the jails and even the threats of the FBI agents are ignored - yes that's a big problem.

Especially when I"d like to know how I'm supposed to help women leave prostitution when I have LAPD officers forcing them to continue on in order to serve as informants, and also to raped by these same officers when the mood hits them.  Which still would not have come to light had not someone other than me, a neighborhood watch member, reported what two LAPD officers did to these prostitutes.  However, my attempts to speak to anyone about how these women were treated have been completely ignored still.

So simple - I just go knocking on someone's office door, or maybe even go to a city council or board of supervisors' meeting and talk about what's going on right?  Not so fast.  I did raise a stink with the Pasadena City Manager over the fact both chiefs were refusing to speak to me about a threat I received to stop trying to help these women, which is what we do, and the threats I also received, and yes it did get the Pasadena Chief on the phone saying he wanted me to "come into the station to speak to him" about these issues.

Only guess what else happened at the same exact time?  I had a member of the OC Human Trafficking Task Force, and a private investigator who is also connected to the San Mateo sex trafficking task force who is where Greg Munks serves that I got arrested in 2007 in "Operation Dollhouse" trying to expose what's going on here STALKING and THREATENING me.  What with?

A 5150 charge.  Making it very clear that the minute I come into one of these buildings, or try and knock on someone's door about what's going on I'm going to be carted off on this charge possibly never to make it out alive again.  This thing with Wayne?  Smoke screen.

They're taking someone they can make fun of in the media and they're making it a test case.  They ARE pushing the issue of free speech and making it clear that if you don't agree with what they're doing, or you protest what they're doing, where people can HEAR you, then they're going to have you arrested.  If you tolerate it with Wayne, then you'll tolerate it with me.

Because just as the producers of "Catfish" and "8 Minutes", who also produce "Jail" and "Intervention", can fake a reality show about sex trafficking that I did get off the air after only 3 episodes by threatening to sue them for defamation and fraud, they can also manufacture a whole case against me being silenced by saying I'm "crazy".

Only guess what?  Even if you are "crazy" you have the right to free speech.  I find it very interesting that if these people think he's so "dangerous" then why not a psychiatric hold?  Why arrest him?

Because it's not about him.  It's about the goons these politicians have in the police force who will do it when someone says something they don't want heard on the record.  They want to be able to threaten them with "did you see what we did with Wayne?" to get people to back down off protesting or even witnessing to what's going on.

Because right now MILLIONS of dollars have been pumped into Los Angeles SUPPOSEDLY to help sex trafficking victims.  Only just as we've seen with Samoly Mam, and Heather Weyker, it's all fake.  It's not going to the real victims.

Why?  Because REAL victims lead to men like Joohoon David Lee, a man who used his office in Homeland Security and ICE to actually bring women past security and into this country TO traffick them who was sentenced today in Las Vegas and again in Los Angeles on the 26th for BRIBERY.  Not "trafficking".

You know why?  Because the prosecutors are claiming he's "immune" from prosecution.  Just as the two women who were being raped and forced to be "informants" which can't be done unless they're working as prostitutes by the way, by LAPD can't be prosecuted for trafficking either.

Which is why they want to distract you with bogus billboard campaigns to make it LOOK like they're doing something while in reality distracting you from what sex trafficking really is by making sure people like me are too scared to roll up in a city council meeting to talk about such issues.

Wayne's arrest is a message to our group what can happen to us if we rock the boat on these issues.  So no he isn't "hiding" behind the issue of free speech" but in fact typifies exactly why this right is so important to protect