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FBI shuts down website advertising children for prostitution

 
Posted Thursday, June 26th 2014 @ 6am  by (WCBD, Julie Katz, Jun 26 2014)

From our News Partners at WCBD-TV:

The FBI has shut down a website advertising children for prostitution.

Federal agents closed a website called myredbook on Wednesday during a raid in San Francisco. Law enforcement sources say that 2 people have been arrested on suspicion they were operating the website.

The raid stems from a national child sex trafficking crackdown. The FBI rescued 168 children, including a 16-year-old Lowcountry girl and made 5 arrests in Charleston.

Read more here.

Some of the rescued children were identified through the website

Image courtesy of WCBD-TV.

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