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60 arrested in Georgia in FBI-led child sex trafficking operation

Sixty people were arrested and four children were recovered in Georgia during an FBI-led operation that focused on child sex trafficking.

23 men arrested in Gwinnett underage sex sting

Gwinnett County authorities arrested 23 men, including a member of the U.S. Air Force, connected to an underage sex sting, GBI officials said Monday.

Human trafficking, child exploitation sting nets 35 arrests

A joint operation between the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation landed 35 people behind bars for allegedly trying to have sex with a child.

Man distributed pictures of children in sexual acts

A Rome man was in jail without bond Monday night after being accused of distributing two photos of minors engaged in sexually explicit acts

More than 1,000 arrest in sex trafficking operation

A pastor, a state trooper, and a convicted sex offender were among 1,000 people arrested in a monthlong period trying to sell or buy sex across the country.

Human trafficking growing problem in metro Altanta

Authorities said human trafficking is the fastest growing criminal activity in the United States and metro Atlanta is among the top cities.