Tag: Social media

Valley border serves as epicenter for human trafficking

International human trafficking day is Sunday and with more than 30 million victims worldwide the border serves as an epicenter for many who are trapped. Study showing that Texas is second with the most cases of human trafficking in the country. It’s a billion dollar business. not only affects adults and teenagers but also affects children. According to homeland security 300,000 children are lured into this life every year. Internationally known human trafficking activist Jen Edwards tells us that one child is worth $250,000 a year. Causing traffickers is to be patient and looking for vulnerabilities and people. For...

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Man Arrested for Threatening Police on Social Media

Harlingen (KFXV) — Police in Harlingen arrested a man for making terroristic threats against police officers. They investigated a social media post published by 22-year-old, Chad Michael Mollish — that showed him brandishing a weapon and threatening to shoot a Harlingen police officer immediately after a traffic stop. Agents found him at the 1400 block of Vermont Avenue and placed him under arrest. During a search of the vehicle, officers discovered several pill packages meant to be distributed, and a loaded handgun. He now faces two third degree felonies, and a $100,000...

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Fake school cancellation messages latest salvo from internet clowns

Mission (KFXV) – Messages circulating on social media about the cancellation of classes are completely false according to authorities. These messages originated because of threats of clowns on social media, and although classes are not cancelled, they do advise to be aware and take necessary precautions. Authorities say that these threats shouldn’t affect the community or students in any way. The police department and the school district are working together to make sure schools are safe and children are...

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Killer Clowns Threaten Killings at Mid-Valley Schools

Weslaco (KFXV) — Threats of violence caused fear and chaos in a Weslaco High School. It all started last night when threats via social media were made against schools in Weslaco. Authorities believe these alarming statements stemmed from a trend in other states where individuals pose as evil clowns threatening students and teachers. However, authorities believe there is no reason to believe these sinister actions will take place. Bernie Garza from the Weslaco Police Department adds “They are in constant communication with schools and units were patrolling the area to protect those in potential danger”. Parents, however, did not...

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