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San Diego FBI locates 17 potential trafficking victims

(*17*), regulation enforcement operations positioned greater than 200 victims throughout that point, officers mentioned.

SAN DIEGO COUNTY, Calif. — The San Diego division of the FBI reported Tuesday that its brokers positioned not less than 17 potential human trafficking victims, one beneath the age of 18, throughout a nationwide initiative to search out victims.

As a part of Operation Cross County, FBI brokers labored at the side of specialists, in addition to state and native companions, to determine and find victims and arrest folks concerned with intercourse trafficking within the first two weeks of August, based on the FBI.

(*17*), regulation enforcement operations positioned greater than 200 victims throughout that point, officers mentioned.

“We are proud to have worked alongside our law enforcement partners in our efforts against these horrific crimes,” mentioned Stacey Moy, particular agent in cost  of the FBI San Diego Field Office. “The FBI will continue to investigate all human trafficking, as we do each and every day, to ensure the victims receive the resources and assistance they need, and their traffickers are held accountable.”

Local companions concerned within the effort included the San Diego, National City, Escondido and Chula Vista police departments, San Diego County Sheriff’s Department, San Diego Office of Homeland Security Investigations, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, San Diego County Probation Department, California Department of Justice, San Diego School Police Department and San Diego County Child Welfare Services.

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