LAS VEGAS — FBI agents rescued 14 minors in Las Vegas as part of a national sex trafficking sweep in July known as Operation Independence Day.
In all, 103 children were identified or rescued in the initiative and 67 suspected traffickers were arrested. Of the FBI's 56 field offices, 33 of them recovered victims. Las Vegas led the offices with 14 minors rescued. Dallas came in second with 13 victims, followed by Atlanta with six victims.
FBI officials worked with the National Center for Missing an Exploited Children to carry out the initiative.
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