Former Subway spokesman Jared Fogle has agreed to plead guilty to charges he traveled across state lines to have sex with minors, and received child pornography secretly created by a close friend and employee of Fogle’s charitable foundation, according to court documents released Wednesday.
Judge Adam Bourgeois denied bond for Anthony Love, who “lured an underage girl into a sexual relationship and then forced her into prostitution in order to support him and feed his drug habit, according to a statement from the Cook County state’s attorney’s office.
A west suburban tumbling coach is behind bars Tuesday after being charged with having sexual contact with an underage prostitute.
Authorities announced Monday that four people from Chicago were arrested in a nationwide operation targeting child sex traffickers.
The investigation began in August 2013 when police became aware of the advertisement on the Internet trading site in which the victim was soliciting sex, said Cmdr. Jay Parrott of the Evanston police department.
Law enforcement officials have arrested 150 people across the U.S. for allegedly forcing children into prostitution, following a three-day effort said to be the most comprehensive of its kind in American history.
Three child prostitutes were found and more than 135 people arrested in the Chicago area during a three-day nationwide sting aimed at curbing the exploitation of children through prostitution.
A west suburban man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly forcing a minor into prostitution.
The Chicago FBI says three juveniles – all under the age of 16 – are now in state custody after raids over the weekend removed them from a life of child prostitution.
Three juveniles in the Chicago area were among 69 children across the country recovered by the FBI and local and state authorities over the past 72 hours in a national enforcement action to recover children who have been victimized through prostitution.