Tag: sex crimes
In the late 1960s, Liza Rodman spent summers hanging out with Tony Costa, the handyman at the Royal Coachman hotel, where her mother worked. One of the many people Liza's mom enlisted to watch the 8-year-old and her sister, Tony was also a serial killer.
Jeffrey Dahmer was just 18 when he committed his first murder, much younger than the average age of serial killers, which researchers have determined is around 29 years old. Why did he wait nearly a decade before killing his next victim?
Sex trafficking is big business. Globally, it generates tens of billions of dollars in profit every year. Here in the United States, it ensnares hundreds of thousands of victims. And while the stereotypical image of a trafficking victim is a foreign national, many of the exploited are underage American girls.