FBI Raids Point to Rise of Teen Sex-Trafficking
What you need to know about trafficking and how to keep your children safe
Last updated 9/28/2013 at 11:46am
RIVERSIDE, CA (ANS) In a coordinated operation, the FBI rescued more than 100 teen sex trafficking victims—one victim was just 9 years old. The majority were girls between 13 and 17. The raids, which included the arrest of 150 pimps point to the growing trade in human sex trafficking in the United States.
The raids took place in 70 cities around the U.S. It is the largest recovery operation of sexually exploited children.
But according to one expert, this is just the tip of the iceberg. According to Kathi Macias, the author of “Deliver Me From Evil” (New Hope), “Sex trafficking is...