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Sting Operation Nets Sex Trafficking Arrests

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Police conduct prostitution sting.  (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Police conduct prostitution sting. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

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(Las Vegas/KXNT)  —  A nationwide crackdown on sex trafficking has resulted in numerous arrests in Las Vegas.

Metro Police say the 18 day effort, which ended last Sunday, lead to 19 “Johns” being arrested.  In addition, three arrests were made for sex trafficking, and dozens for prostitution-related behavior.

Authorities say the focus was on customers who paid for sex.

Sixteen adult and child victims of sex trafficking were identified.

 

 

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