FBI Rescues 16 Teens in Super Bowl Sex Sting
Some were only 13 years old; authorities arrest 45 alleged pimps
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Feb 4, 2014 2:06 PM CST

(Newser) – Sixteen kids ranging in age from 13 to 17 were rescued in a prostitution sting linked to the Super Bowl, reports Fox News. The teens came from 13 different states, and some had been reported missing by their families, reports AP. Some were foreign nationals. The FBI said it arrested 45 pimps in the months-long sting, and they're accused of plotting to make the teenagers available to Super Bowl tourists in the New York City area, reports the Star-Ledger.

"High-profile special events, which draw large crowds, have become lucrative opportunities for child prostitution criminal enterprises," said an FBI official in a statement. A different agency spokesperson said the arrests—made in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut in the weeks and months leading up to the game—weren't necessarily related, reports Time. About 50 adult women who authorities say were forced into prostitution also were rescued in the crackdown, say authorities.

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Feb 5, 2014 9:30 AM CST
Wonder if there is any connection to the USA's massive, totally free, Internet porn with 'Barely 18' marketing....?
Lou Ann Hanrahan
Feb 5, 2014 7:01 AM CST
Opinion: if the Bush Family of Secret Society men have been involved in Drug and Gun running, 9/11 horrendous murder of thousands of people in the Twin Towers and lying about it, the murder of millions of Iraq peoples and lying about it, I can only assume they are somehow involved in the lucrative trade of human trafficking. More and more I am believing the Bush's and their cronies have been instrumental in the destruction of our American Constitution with the deceitful/treasonist manner in which Patriot I and II were implemented...Treason is just the tip of the iceberg. So, let's find out who the real money makers are in human trafficking and we will be able to change the majority of the evil in the world and dispense with the War on the Real Terrorists who reside right here among us inside our own country.
Feb 5, 2014 5:40 AM CST
feminist BS+Super Bowl=crap articles like this