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FBI arrests 150 in 76-city child prostitution ring
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Federal Bureau of Investigations agents arrested 150 suspects on Monday on charges related to a child prostitution ring that wove through 76 cities around the nation.
Agents also recovered 105 children who were believed to have been involved in the ring, USA Today reported.
“Child prostitution remains a persistent threat to children across American,” said Ron Hosko, assistant director of the FBI’s Criminal Investigative Division, in USA Today. “This operation serves as a reminder that these abhorrent crimes can happen anywhere and that the FBI remains committed to stopping this cycle of victimization and holding the criminals who profit from this exploitation accountable.”
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