More than 1,000 arrested in nationwide sex trafficking sting

More than 1,000 people were arrested in a monthlong nationwide sex trafficking initiative -- netting suspects in more than a dozen states, authorities said.

Sheriff Thomas J. Dart, the leader of a police operation known as the National Johns Suppression Initiative, said 37 law enforcement agencies in 17 states identified 81 people in the sex trafficking trade and arrested at least 1,020 suspected solicitors.

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