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    Nationwide Sting: 149 Children Rescued, 150 Pimps Arrested in 135 Cities

    A nationwide sex trafficking sting resulted in the rescue of 19 children right here in metro Detroit. Also as part of the sting, 12 pimps in the area were apprehended.
    Detroit had the second highest number of children rescued in the sting, called Operation Cross Country IX. The sting took place in 135 cities. In all, the FBI says 149 sexually exploited children were rescued and 150 pimps were arrested.
    More than 500 law enforcement officials took part in the sting operations. They took place in hotels, casinos, truck stops, and other areas frequented by pimps, prostitutes and their customers.

    The FBI adds that the youngest victim recovered was 12 years old. It did not elaborate which city the 12-year-old is from.
    Read more: http://www.fox2detroit.com/news/loca...32984803-story

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    WOW---Impressive numbers. I hope the recovered kids are not going to fall through the cracks again.
    “Every day that they don’t find something is good for me.“ Billie Dunn



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