Task force arrests 14 for sex trafficking in Phoenix metro - FOX Carolina 21

Task force arrests 14 for sex trafficking in Phoenix metro

Posted: Updated:
© CBS 5 News © CBS 5 News
PHOENIX (CBS5) -

A sex-trafficking investigation in the Valley has netted 14 suspects on prostitution-related charges.

Investigators said the suspects were trying to recruit people for hire in the sex trade via social media.

Charges include felony pandering, soliciting prostitution with a minor, receiving the earnings of prostitution and transportation with the purpose of prostitution, according to Phoenix police spokesman Sgt. Trent Crump.

The FBI, Phoenix, Chandler, Glendale and Scottsdale police were all part of the investigation.

Copyright 2014 CBS 5 (KPHO Broadcasting Corporation). All rights reserved.

Powered by Frankly
Fox Carolina
Powered by WorldNow CNN
All content © 2017, WHNS; Greenville, SC. (A Meredith Corporation Station) . All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.