FBI: 5 child sex trafficking victims found in NJ as part of nationwide crackdown

The FBI says that five victims of child sex trafficking have been found in New Jersey.

News 12 Staff

Aug 16, 2022, 1:01 AM

Updated 678 days ago

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The FBI says that five victims of child sex trafficking have been found in New Jersey.
It was part of a nationwide operation to crack down on child sex trafficking.
The bureau says that more than 80 victims were found across the country and more than 80 people were arrested.
"Human trafficking is among the most heinous crimes the FBI encounters,” FBI Director Christopher Wray said in a statement. “Unfortunately, such crimes—against both adults and children—are far more common than most people realize.
Officials say that the average age of the victims was around 15 years old. The youngest victim found was 11 years old.


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