Prostitution Sting

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Sheriff Advertises Prostitution Sting, But Johns Still Arrested

The Cook County Sheriff’s Police told them they were coming. The agency took an ad out on Backpage.com and warned it was “investigating and arresting” human sex traffickers and those who enable them by answering escort ads. “They still did it,” Sheriff Tom Dart said. “We knew they would.”

02/03/2015

(CBS)

Cook County Leads 8-State Prostitution Sting, Nets 565 Arrests

Police in eight states participated in prostitution stings over the past 10 days, coordinated by Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart.

CBS Chicago–02/07/2012

(AP Graphic)

33 People Snagged In Joliet Prostitution Sting

Police busted 33 people who allegedly arranged encounters with prostitutes at local hotels near southwest suburban Joliet.

02/16/2011