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Demarcus Feltus (left) and Laburron Jackson (right). (Credit: DuPage County State's Attorney's office)

Four Chicago Men Among 281 Arrested For Child Prostitution In Nationwide Sting

Authorities announced Monday that four people from Chicago were arrested in a nationwide operation targeting child sex traffickers.

06/23/2014

(Clockwise from top left) Alejandro Costilla, Jonathan Labe, Glenn Lapidus, Vaselin Minev face child sex abuse charges for allegedly having sex with a 14-year-old boy they met through an ad the victim placed on Craigslist. (Booking photos)

Four Charged Sexually Abusing Child Met Through Craiglist Ad

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.

04/29/2014

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Four Arrested In Naperville During National Sex Trafficking Bust

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.

07/31/2013

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135 Arrested In Chicago Area Child Prostitution Sting

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.

06/26/2012

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Man Charged With Forcing Girl Into Prostitution

A west suburban man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly forcing a minor into prostitution.

01/03/2012

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FBI Child Prostitution Sting Rescues 3 Kids

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.

WBBM Newsradio–11/08/2010

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FBI Operation Results In Rescue Of Child Prostitutes

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.

11/08/2010