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27 October 2009

Children rescued, hundreds charged in child prostitution crackdown - BostonHerald.com

 

By Joe Markman / Tribune Washington Bureau

Tuesday, October 27, 2009 - Added 8h ago

WASHINGTON — Federal officials announced Monday that 52 children had been saved and nearly 700 people had been arrested and charged over the past three days in a nationwide crackdown on child prostitution.

Officials of the FBI, along with representatives of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children and police agencies throughout the country, said the arrests were the results of investigations in 36 cities.

The sweep, dubbed Operation Cross Country, is part of the Innocence Lost National Initiative, started in 2003 to addr...More: 

Children rescued, hundreds charged in child prostitution crackdown - BostonHerald.com




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