82 arrested in Wisconsin during nationwide underage sex trafficking sting
16 arrested in Brown County
1:54 PM, Oct 19, 2017
5:33 PM, Oct 19, 2017
82 people were arrested in Wisconsin, including 16 in Brown County, during a nationwide sex trafficking sting aimed at saving underage victims, the FBI announced Thursday.
The 16 arrests in Brown County included charges of human trafficking, prostitution and illegal drug offenses, according to the Brown County Sheriff's Office.
The sting, called Operation Cross Country XI, was part of the FBI's annual push to rescue underage victims of prostitution and raise awareness of sex trafficking both in the country and around the world.