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Plot: A powerful lawyer is accused of keeping his Romanian maid as a sex slave in his home.
Real Crime: A Pittsburgh teen, Tanya Kach, was kidnapped when she was 14-years-old and kept as a sex slave for a decade. "About twice a week, in the dead of night, he led me down into a cellar with cold, concrete floors to take a shower," she told the press after her rescue.
"Slaves" Season 1, Episode 22 of Law & Order: SVU
Plot: A woman who is seven months pregnant is assaulted, and has her baby cut out of her body via a caesarean section.
Real Crime: Unfortunately the 'fetal abduction' crime is not rare. The first case was recorded in 1987, with dozens more since. The episode could have been inspired by a number of similar attacks. Two years after the SVU episode aired, one of the creepiest incidents of fetal abduction occurred. In 2004, Lisa Montgomery arranged to meet up with a dog breeder near her town. When she arrived at the breeder's home, who was eight month pregnant, Montgomery attacked her and cut the baby, via a C-section, out of the woman's stomach. The victim was found dead, covered in her own blood, and the baby missing. Montgomery had meanwhile been faking a pregnancy, hoping to pretend the stolen baby was hers. She is currently on death row.
"Monogamy" Season 3, Episode 11 of Law & Order: SVU