More than 80 children were identified and located in a national sex trafficking ring this month in “Operation Cross Country,” the FBI announced Monday [August 15, 2022].
The agency said the 84 minors were victims of child sex trafficking and child sexual exploitation and 37 of them were actively missing children. The average age of the victim was 15.5 years old with the youngest being 11, according to agents.
Investigators also located 141 adult victims of human trafficking.
According to the U.S. Department of Justice… more on this major bust of sex traffickers