TARRANT COUNTY, TX – A multi-agency human trafficking investigation has resulted in 115 arrests, police said.
In operation “Buyer Beware,” police focused on “slowing down sex trafficking,” bringing “awareness to human trafficking,” and bringing to light the new law making it a felony to solicit a prostitute rather than a misdemeanor. The law took effect September 1 of this year.
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The operation consisted of investigator posing online, as children in some cases, to catch suspects’ attention.
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According to Sibley, there are several other agencies across the state working on similar operations.
Cartels have been profiting off of the sale of humans into sex or slave trade operations. The US has admitted that it’s received and lost track of about 45,000 immigrant children
who now could potentially have created thousands of trafficking victims.
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