Crime, Police/Fire

FBI rescues 84 victims of child sex trafficking, locates 37 missing children during nationwide operation

BALTIMORE, MD—The FBI, working with its state and local partners during two weeks in August, identified and located 84 minor victims of child sex trafficking and child sexual exploitation offenses and located 37 actively missing children during a nationwide enforcement campaign, dubbed “Operation Cross Country.” The FBI-led nationwide initiative focused on identifying and locating victims of sex trafficking and investigating …