June 26th, 2012
04:13 PM ET

FBI: Nationwide child prostitution sweep leads to 104 arrests, 79 children rescued

By Carol Cratty, CNN

Washington (CNN)  During a three-day law enforcement sweep targeting the problem of teenage prostitution, officers rescued 79 children and arrested 104 alleged pimps, the FBI announced Monday.

Operation Cross Country 6 took place from Friday though Sunday with more than 2,500 state, local and federal officers working in 57 cities.


Topics: In The News
June 26th, 2012
03:47 PM ET

Actress battles human trafficking

Actress Jada Pinkett Smith talks to CNN about her crusade to end human trafficking and how her 11-year-old daughter spurred her into action. Watch the interview above

Topics: Solutions