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Operation Cross Country

FBI's Child Sex Trafficking Raid Excuses the Buyers, Again

Malika Saada Saar | Posted 08.23.2014 | Crime
Malika Saada Saar

So, what about the persons who did think the children were for sale, and purchased them? The politely termed "Johns" who purchased children for sex? Shouldn't the FBI "crush" them too?

168 Children Rescued In Sex-Trafficking Crackdown: FBI

AP | ERIC TUCKER | Posted 08.23.2014 | Crime

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 170 victims of child sex trafficking, many of whom had never been reported missing, were rescued in the last week as part o...

Seriously?! Child Sex Trafficking Victims Recovered By FBI May 'Go To Jail'

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 08.09.2013 | Impact

Some of the children who were recovered in the Federal Bureau of Investigation's huge sex trafficking sting in late July could go to jail if available...

Operation Cross Country: Too Little, Too Late... Unless We Fix the Focus

Adam Banner | Posted 10.01.2013 | Crime
Adam Banner

So let me get this straight, FBI. You have your full federal arsenal available, along with 76 cities' law-enforcement agencies working together to gather up as many bad guys as possible, and you rope in approximately 159 "pimps." Is this all you have to show for your nation-wide efforts?

105 Child Sex Trafficking Victims Rescued

AP | PETE YOST | Posted 09.28.2013 | Crime

WASHINGTON — Declaring child prostitution a "persistent threat" in America, the FBI said Monday that authorities had rescued 105 young people an...

105 Child Sex Trafficking Victims Rescued

Posted 07.29.2013 | Crime

The FBI has rescued 105 child sex-trafficking victims, FBI Assistant Director Ronald Hosko announced Monday. The youngest of the rescued children w...

Robin Wilkey

WATCH: Six Bay Area Teens Rescued In Massive Child Prostitution Sting | Robin Wilkey | Posted 06.25.2012 | San Francisco

The FBI announced a major crackdown on child prostitution throughout the Bay Area Monday, during which six teenage girls were rescued and seven suspec...

FBI Shuts Down U.S. Child Slavery Ring

AP | ALICIA A. CALDWELL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

WASHINGTON — More than five dozen child prostitutes have been found in the last three days as part of a nationwide crackdown on the sexual explo...

Child Prostitution Ring: 24 Arrested In Denver During Nationwide Raids

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

During a three-day FBI-led crack down on child prostitution nationwide, 27 people in the Denver area were arrested late last week and over the weekend...