CA PC §647(b) Tag

Child Prostitution Ring Uncovered in Bay Area (CA Penal Code §647(b))

“Operation Cross Country,” an FBI task force, successfully carried out a nation-wide sweep for prostitution rings last week, rescuing at least 12 children who had been forced into sexual slavery.  FBI officials cited San Francisco as the #1 city in the country for child prostitution issues and it was there that at least 4 pimps were arrested in the area.  These sweeps have, in total, resulted in approximately 1,350 convictions and $3.1 million in asset forfeiture. California law dictates (CA Penal Code §647(b)) that anyone soliciting prostitution (offering to engage in sex for money) or actually participating in acts of prostitution...

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