General Güemes, Argentina: Police Rescue Child Sex Trafficking Victim, Arrest Traffickers

Posted on August 11, 2013 • Filed under: Argentina, Bolivia, Crime, Human Smuggling, Police/Military Activity

On August 10, 2013 La Nación reported the rescue of a 15-year-old sex trafficking victim in the town of General Güemes, 50 miles north of Salta. During the operation, police also arrested two men suspected of sex trafficking and pimping, a Bolivian and a man from the province of Chaco. They are accused of forcing the 15-year-old girl into prostitution. The suspects were arrested after police found the suspects’ online advertisement which offered the young woman for sexual services. Read Article

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