This is perhaps the most uncomfortable and disgusting subject to report/read. But it must be addressed because it is at epidemic proportions and it affects the most truly innocent in our society. Child sex trafficking is absolutely out of control in this country and shining light on it is the only way to stop it. Here’s some very sad truth.
WSB-TV in Atlanta reports on a bust of a massive child trafficking ring.
NORTH FULTON COUNTY, Ga. – A sting on the sex-trafficking trade in metro Atlanta netted dozens of arrests and the rescue of dozens of children forced into sexual servitude, the FBI announced this week.
Operation Safe Summer was a collaborative effort between the FBI’s Atlanta field office and 38 law enforcement agencies in six metro counties, assistant Special Agent in Charge Matt Alcoke told Channel 2’s Mike Petchenik.
“They are crimes of special concern to the FBI and to law enforcement generally,” Alcoke said. “Because the victims are so vulnerable as children and because the offenders could be from just about any walk of life, from a gang member all the way up to someone who is highly successful and wealthy.”
And the Goldwater reports on a child porn ring busted in Disney. It’s everywhere!
The Polk County Sheriff’s Office in Florida has announced a major takedown of multiple pedophiles working at Disney World, with 660 felony charges against them as part of “Operation Guardians of Innocence II,” a takedown of a widespread child pornography ring.
Investigators with the Polk County Sheriff’s Office say that the pedophiles were involved in the production, distribution, and transmission of illicit child pornographic images and videos that displayed children as young as three-years-old.
The disturbing arrests come amidst a several-months-long investigation into the perverted men, which came to a conclusion after a law enforcement sting, “Operation Guardians of Innocence II,” brought the men to justice.
Throughout the month of May, the Polk County Sheriff’s Computer Crimes detectives served search warrants and made 11 arrests during “Operation Guardians of Innocence II” which focused on identifying and arresting those involved in the possession, promotion, and distribution of child pornography.
A total of 660 felony charges were filed against the suspects, with more charges pending.
In a culture that claims to put children and their safety above all else, we certainly have a rash of heinous crimes against them. So terribly sad.