Ohio Anti-Human Trafficking Sting Nets 161 Arrests

An Ohio sting operation setup to combat human trafficking has resulted in 161 Arrests.

A total of 51 human trafficking victims were provided assistance and services from health care and social services organizations.

Among those arrested in the sting were: a teacher, a professor, a firefighter, a pilot, municipal/government employees, and a city councilman.

Fifty people were arrested on prostitution and related crimes.

According to authorities a separate by simultaneous operation by the U.S. Marshals Service recovered 10 missing or exploited children.

According to a statement by Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost, almost 100 federal, state and local law enforcement agencies, and non-governmental and nonprofit  partners  participated in “Operation Ohio Knows” between September 24 and October 1, 2021.


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