20 Law & Order: SVU Episodes That Were Ripped From The Headlines
“SLAVES,” SEASON 1 EPISODE 22
This episode of Law & Order: SVU is pretty complex — there are a million twists and turns, different characters and really confusing connections. But the main point of the plot is that a young girl named Ilena sends an SOS message to a fruit vendor one day at the park, claiming she is being trapped as a sex slave.As it turns out, the woman works as a nanny for a well-to-do, yuppie couple. Upon investigation, the team discovers that she is being held there against her will. The episode is based on the case of Colleen Stan, a woman who was kidnapped and held as a sex slave by a wealthy California couple.