85 people arrested in Tampa Bay human trafficking sting | 10News WTSP
More than 80 people were arrested in the last six months as part of a human trafficking investigation in Hillsborough County.
Sheriff Chad Chronister shared more details about "Operation Trade Secrets" during a Monday news conference. Chronister said the investigation began in January and 85 people were arrested.
Chronister said the operation involved investigating hotels, motels, spas, massage parlors, strip clubs and adult book stores. Charges include human trafficking, possession of a controlled substance, practicing massage without a license, child pornography and voyeurism.