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The FBI arrested nearly 900 people in a nationwide crackdown on sexual exploitation of children. Of those, 51 adults were from Vegas. What is the state of child prostitution in Las Vegas? Since 2003, over 1000 children have been rescued from prostitution here. How do they get into the trade? How do they get out? And how have things fared since the FBI launched the Innocence Lost National Initiative in 2003? We take an in-depth look at the exploitation of children in Sin City.
Laura Agustin, author, Sex at the Margins: Migration, Labour Markets and the Rescue Industry
Dr. Shera Bradley, psychologist; Co-Chair, Sexually Exploited Youth Coalition
Susan Roske, Public Defender
Johannah Westmacott, Coordinator for Trafficked Minors, SafeHorizons Streetworks project