Keep it local and relevant. The task force targeted people who seek prostitutes online, but it was also part of an annual multi-agency statewide initiative that focuses on rescuing human trafficking victims, arresting their captors and disrupting the demand for victims, the Riverside County Sheriff's Department reported.
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72 sex buyers, escorts arrested in riverside county
The escorts — all women in this instance — were then arrested when they showed up at an agreed upon meeting spot. Sponsored By. Toni McAllisterPatch Staff.
Following booking, all 72 arrestees were released with their written promise to later appear in court. To request removal of your name from an arrest report, submit these required items to arrestreports patch. Once a customer showed up at the agreed upon location, he or she was arrested.
Task force officers also targeted online escort advertisements. Posted Tue, Feb 4, at pm PT. Find out what's happening in Banning-Beaumont with free, real-time updates from Patch.