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Scores arrested in child prostitution crackdown (150 arrested)
CNN ^ | July 29, 2013 -- Updated 1719 GMT (0119 HKT) | Joe Johns and Tom Cohen

Posted on 07/29/2013 10:39:08 AM PDT by Pan_Yan

Washington (CNN) -- In what it called its largest crackdown to date on child prostitution, the FBI announced Monday that a nationwide operation over the weekend resulted in 150 arrests, with 105 children rescued.

Authorities said the operation, which took investigators to race tracks and truck stops, also targeted the use of social media sites for child prostitution activity.

Overall, the three-day undercover roundup Operation Cross Country took place in 76 cities and involved 230 law enforcement units, according to the FBI.

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He said at a news conference that a prime environment for child prostitution is major sporting events such as the Super Bowl, where authorities had "multiple recovery of children" in the past.

(Excerpt) Read more at edition.cnn.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: fbi; humantrafficing; pedophelia; prostitution
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1 posted on 07/29/2013 10:39:08 AM PDT by Pan_Yan
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To: Pan_Yan

Lock them all up and throw away the key.


2 posted on 07/29/2013 10:41:15 AM PDT by Mears
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To: Pan_Yan

so are these all related to each other?

Or did they wait to organize a big show?

How many poor children were forced to have sex while they waited to stage their act?


3 posted on 07/29/2013 10:44:53 AM PDT by Mr. K (Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics, and then Democrat Talking Points.)
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To: Pan_Yan

I keep reading the headline as...

Soros arrested in child prostitution crackdown.

Hahahaha.


4 posted on 07/29/2013 10:49:09 AM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Pan_Yan

Sen Martinez, cough cough.....

Why haven’t they arrested this ADMITTED child prostitution user...?

Answer, there are a LOT of perverts in Washington....


5 posted on 07/29/2013 10:49:16 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: Pan_Yan
No mention that the pimps were Illegal Aliens

6 posted on 07/29/2013 10:49:56 AM PDT by Uri’el-2012 (Psalm 119:174 I long for Your salvation, YHvH, Your teaching is my delight.)
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To: Mr. K

Good questions that the article doesn’t answer.


7 posted on 07/29/2013 10:50:14 AM PDT by Pan_Yan (I believe in God. All else is dubious.)
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To: Pan_Yan

Heh, had to re-read the headline 3x. Thought is said, “Soros arrested in child prostitution crackdown (150 arrested)”... damn, wish that was true.


8 posted on 07/29/2013 10:53:07 AM PDT by carriage_hill (Guns kill people, pencils misspell words, cars drive drunk & spoons make you fat.)
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To: tet68

Not Soros? - Yeah - what a disappointment...


9 posted on 07/29/2013 10:53:39 AM PDT by BigEdLB (Now there ARE 1,000,000 regrets - but it may be too late.)
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To: Pan_Yan

They dinged 59 people in four counties here. (Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Genesee)


10 posted on 07/29/2013 10:53:54 AM PDT by Darren McCarty (Abortion - legalized murder for convenience)
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To: Mr. K

It is a joint operation with Feds, state and locals. Not a show, an organized effort.


11 posted on 07/29/2013 10:54:59 AM PDT by USNBandit (sarcasm engaged at all times)
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To: Mears

Somebody needs to open a millstone factory.

“..better that they be thrown into the sea with a millstone...”


12 posted on 07/29/2013 10:56:27 AM PDT by hoosierham (Freedom isn't free)
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To: Mears

Child prostitution?

Hanging with piano wire.


13 posted on 07/29/2013 10:56:56 AM PDT by Regulator
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To: Pan_Yan

It’s nice to know that the FBI can still do something useful under Attorney General Holder.


14 posted on 07/29/2013 11:00:56 AM PDT by Pontiac (The welfare state must fail because it is contrary to human nature and diminishes the human spirit.)
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To: Pontiac

I think I would have used the word “despite” instead of “under”.


15 posted on 07/29/2013 11:01:51 AM PDT by Pan_Yan (I believe in God. All else is dubious.)
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To: USNBandit

Still working on arresting the pres_ _ ent ??!


16 posted on 07/29/2013 11:02:02 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: Pan_Yan

FBI release:

http://www.fbi.gov/news/stories/2013/july/operation-cross-country-recovering-victims-of-child-sex-trafficking/operation-cross-country-recovering-victims-of-child-sex-trafficking


17 posted on 07/29/2013 11:03:17 AM PDT by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: Pan_Yan

Really? I was under the impression that they were all born that way, and we don’t have any right to judge who they fall in love with.


18 posted on 07/29/2013 11:05:02 AM PDT by Luircin
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To: Pan_Yan
"He said at a news conference that a prime environment for child prostitution is major sporting events such as the Super Bowl, ... "


It's true ... every time I see a Super Bowl kick-off ... or the flag drops on the Indy 500 .. I get this incredible urge to violate a 12 year old.

19 posted on 07/29/2013 11:05:32 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: Pan_Yan

That could work too.


20 posted on 07/29/2013 11:08:53 AM PDT by Pontiac (The welfare state must fail because it is contrary to human nature and diminishes the human spirit.)
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To: Pan_Yan

But you have to understand that I have not held the FBI in any great esteem for quite some time; long before Obama and Holder.

FBI not the great police organization that it’s reputation would suggest.

Just as an example the 302 interview process is grossly outdated and any judge that holds any information recorded on a 302 as admissible evidence should be impeached and removed from office.


21 posted on 07/29/2013 11:15:16 AM PDT by Pontiac (The welfare state must fail because it is contrary to human nature and diminishes the human spirit.)
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To: Mears

First publish their names, addresses, pictures.


22 posted on 07/29/2013 11:20:16 AM PDT by FES0844
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To: USNBandit

But are THE TARGETS all related to each other some how?


23 posted on 07/29/2013 11:20:32 AM PDT by Mr. K (Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics, and then Democrat Talking Points.)
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To: tet68

Me too!!!!!!


24 posted on 07/29/2013 11:23:03 AM PDT by ConservativeMan55
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To: Luircin; Pan_Yan
I was thinking the very same thing.

This could be the man-boy equivalent of Stonewall. After all, eliminating the age of consent IS the next "civil rights struggle" in the prog pipeline.

25 posted on 07/29/2013 11:24:52 AM PDT by jboot (It can happen here because it IS happening here.)
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To: Pan_Yan

Boy that sure put a dent in mac daddies future administration pool.

Soon he will have to gain access to those resources in Iran.


26 posted on 07/29/2013 11:41:08 AM PDT by chiefqc
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To: GraceG
Sen Martinez, cough cough.....

Why haven’t they arrested this ADMITTED child prostitution user...?

That sure as heck disappeared off the radar real quick.

27 posted on 07/29/2013 11:45:46 AM PDT by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin, Ted Cruz......Nuff said.)
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To: Pan_Yan

Since this sting operation has anyone seen Senator Menendez?


28 posted on 07/29/2013 11:51:13 AM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11)
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To: Mr. K

Most aren’t directly, but many are in communication through prostituting websites. There are now websites that are like Craig’s List for prostitutes. A concentrated operation gives you a small window to round up a fair number of people before they can burn the op by posting their arrest on those websites.


29 posted on 07/29/2013 11:59:15 AM PDT by USNBandit (sarcasm engaged at all times)
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To: USNBandit

I am waiting on the names..and I bet they have a Latin ping to them....


30 posted on 07/29/2013 12:14:22 PM PDT by Youngman542012
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To: Pan_Yan
Human trafficking for prostitution is high up on my "perps should be castrated and lynched" list. There are few activities more sleazy than enslaving people for your own financial gain, and the abuse (mental and physical) of these women is unforgivable.

All jokes and politics aside for this one...I applaud all of these agencies for their efforts. Bravo, well done, thank you, and I hope you catch every last scumbag involved.

31 posted on 07/29/2013 12:19:41 PM PDT by Mich Patriot (PITCH BLACK is the new "transparent")
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To: Youngman542012

It really depends on the area.


32 posted on 07/29/2013 12:33:26 PM PDT by USNBandit (sarcasm engaged at all times)
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To: Pan_Yan
... a prime environment for child prostitution is major sporting events...

A lot of wives and girfriends are going to read that, and a lot of guys won't be attending any more big games.

33 posted on 07/29/2013 12:45:03 PM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed &water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: Mears
Lock them all up and throw away the key.

Hear! Hear! Provided, however, that "them" only includes those arrested whom the government can prove guilty beyond a reasonable doubt before a jury of their peers.

34 posted on 07/29/2013 12:51:05 PM PDT by The_Reader_David (And when they behead your own people in the wars which are to come, then you will know...)
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To: GraceG

I think you meant Menendez. Martinez was a disappointment but I doubt he was into something as vile as this.


35 posted on 07/29/2013 12:56:20 PM PDT by darkangel82
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To: Mich Patriot

Just scratching the surface, but you’re welcome. Worked a butt load of unpaid OT last week on this op.


36 posted on 07/29/2013 1:31:36 PM PDT by USNBandit (sarcasm engaged at all times)
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Shanequa Charles, left, and Jamourian Charles. Shanequa Charles was charged with sex trafficking a child, conspiracy to commit sex trafficking of a child and production of child pornography. Jamourian Charles was also faces trafficking charges. The Reno operation was one of 76 held by the FBI over the past three days, called “Operation Cross Country.” The FBI arrested 150 people and recovered 105 children who were being forced to work as prostitutes. On Friday at 11:30 p.m., they found a 14-year-old girl from Sacramento who was being sexually exploited. They arrested two people from Carmichael, Calif., who were with the girl on sex trafficking charges.
37 posted on 07/29/2013 3:01:12 PM PDT by redreno (Americans don't go Gault. Americans go Postal.)
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To: Mr. K
How many poor children were forced to have sex while they waited to stage their act?

That's called a "shit sandwich".....the good stuff is on the inside but ya got to ruin it with whatever you wish to coat it with.

I used to work for a manager like that, no matter what contribution one made, he could never bring himself to offer congratulations but rather more negative criticism.......I'm sure it sucked being him.

38 posted on 07/29/2013 3:10:22 PM PDT by Hot Tabasco (')
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To: Pan_Yan
76 cities... 230 law enforcement units... and only 150 arrests? Only 2 arrests per city, and it took 3 units for each arrest? 4 children in every 3 whole cities?

I'm glad they're getting attention and probably help (although it is quite likely they'll be back to the "trade" in no time), but I'm not sure I'd be bragging about the production numbers in this way, if I were the LEO in charge of the PR on this one.

39 posted on 07/29/2013 3:17:29 PM PDT by Teacher317 (Obama is failing faster than I can lower my expectations.)
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To: GraceG
>>Answer, there are a LOT of perverts in Washington....<<

The Child Prostitution Ring that Reached the Bush Whitehouse
Originally scheduled to air in May of 1994 on the Discovery Channel, " Conspiracy of Silence" was yanked at the last minute.

40 posted on 07/29/2013 4:00:45 PM PDT by B4Ranch (AGENDA: Grinding America Down ----- http://vimeo.com/63749370)
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To: JimRed; knarf

I don’t get it. Are there really that many men who hire prostitutes? And child prostitutes????

If so, it’s very depressing. I know there is evil in the world, but I don’t understand this at all. How could anyone get pleasure from hurting and exploiting a child?


41 posted on 07/29/2013 4:26:51 PM PDT by Pining_4_TX (All those who were appointed to eternal life believed. Acts 13:48)
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To: Hot Tabasco

have you ever worked for any of these agencies?

I have

Showmanship sometimes costs people dearly


42 posted on 07/29/2013 5:59:30 PM PDT by Mr. K (Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics, and then Democrat Talking Points.)
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To: UriĀ’el-2012
No mention that the pimps were Illegal Aliens

In all likelihood, so are the children. Human traffickers use promises of a better life in another country to lure people to use their services--the people think they are just getting help to cross the border. By the time they are sold into slavery and figure out what was really going on, it's too late.

Failure to enforce immigration laws is failure to stop human trafficking (aka slavery).

43 posted on 07/29/2013 7:04:55 PM PDT by exDemMom (Now that I've finally accepted that I'm living a bad hair life, I'm more at peace with the world.)
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To: Pan_Yan

I wasn’t always this cynical, but I am now, and just because the media reports something that the government (or Wall st or the corporate world) says, is not something I necessarily and enthusiastically accept as the truth.

For instance a bi-partisan government that for over 35 years has not enforced existing immigration law is a big part of this problem, and they still refuse to admit it. The elites that push for immigration amnesty do not want it tainted by reality and truth. Propaganda and misinformation now runs rampant here just like in the Soviet Union.


44 posted on 07/29/2013 8:28:26 PM PDT by apoliticalone
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To: FES0844
First publish their names, addresses, pictures.

Bears repeating.

How many are "upstanding citizen" principals, coaches, politicians, clergy, and...Boy Scout leaders??

45 posted on 07/29/2013 8:32:01 PM PDT by USS Johnston (Is life so dear or peace so sweet as to be bought at the price of chains & slavery? - Patrick Henry)
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To: Mr. K
Showmanship sometimes costs people dearly

If a tree falls in the forest and no one hears it, does it make a sound?

46 posted on 07/29/2013 8:34:30 PM PDT by USS Johnston (Is life so dear or peace so sweet as to be bought at the price of chains & slavery? - Patrick Henry)
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To: Pan_Yan

How many homosexuals were nabbed with underage male hustlers in runaway/drug/gay districts in Houston and San Francisco?


47 posted on 07/29/2013 8:55:33 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: Mr. K

How many of these underage prostitutes were advertised in the corrupt Village Voice Media ads from coast to coast in “alternative newsweekly papers”?


48 posted on 07/29/2013 8:57:05 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: USNBandit

Regardless, even one young woman returned to her family is a win. Also, at least ‘scratching the surface’ now and then may be a deterrent.


49 posted on 07/30/2013 4:25:27 AM PDT by Mich Patriot (PITCH BLACK is the new "transparent")
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To: Pan_Yan
In what it called its largest crackdown to date on child prostitution, the FBI announced Monday that a nationwide operation over the weekend resulted in 150 arrests, with 105 children rescued.

Somehow, somewhere, 0dumb0 & Holder have to be the root cause & main driving force behind this. If not, I will still blame them & hold them accountable for yet another despicable atrocity in their 5 1/2 yrs house of horrors so far.

50 posted on 07/30/2013 7:38:33 AM PDT by rcrngroup
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