A sex sting operation in Florida, USA, led to the arrest of over 140 sex workers and those who solicit their services, including a deputy police chief from Georgia.
Newsbreak.ng reports that according to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office in a statement announced last Friday, the week-long sting, called “Operation Fall Haul II,” was designed to find victims of sex trafficking.
Investigators uncovered at least two sex trafficking victims during the operation, and there could potentially be more.
“Our goal is to start services the moment that they are taken into custody and to treat them as what they are, victims, not as suspects in a criminal event,” Sheriff Grady Judd said at a press conference.
Among those apprehended in the operation were two Disney employees, a state corrections officer, several teachers, and a top police officer.
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