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FBI: Kids Forced into Prostitution for Super Bowl


NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The FBI and dozens of law enforcement agencies rescued 16 juveniles during an operation that targeted forced prostitution around the Super Bowl.

Officials say the children ranged in age from 13 to 17. They were found in New Jersey, New York, Connecticut and Pennsylvania.

Some were high school students whose families reported them missing.

More than 50 women who were forced to work as prostitutes were also rescued and more than 45 pimps were arrested.

Officials say many of the pimps forced the women to travel from out of state to the area to work during the Super Bowl.

State, local and federal officials have spent months trying to combat forced prostitution during the Super Bowl, an event they say draws potentially lucrative opportunities for sex traffickers.

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  • WMassMom75

    How about arresting the perverts that cause a demand for this kind of thing? No demand, no need for supply. Everyone they arrested will be right back out there doing it again – target the johns, cause them public embarassment, hit them with heavy fines and/or jail time.

    • http://HaggisBrain.com Ed The Genius

      Yeah well WMassmom75, doing that would put your husband in jail, and you on welfare.
      Your stupid suggestion is like trying to solve alcoholism by arresting every person who goes into a package store.

  • http://HaggisBrain.com Ed The Genius

    Wow the FBI is forcing their own kids into prostitution for the Stupidbowl? Don’t they pay these people enough?

  • kody61

    You just can’t let people have an opinion, can ya weasel, or whatever your new username is. It’s not all about you.