Operation Cross Country IV
In the Northwest Ohio area seven child victims were identified and four traffickers were arrested as part of a national enforcement action lead by FBI Innocence Lost Task Forces. As part of the investigation a Toledo mother was charged with prostituting her 13 year-old daughter and another 15-year-old girl from August 1 to October 3, 2009. A 10-year-old being groomed for prostitution activities was also among the victims.
Operation Cross Country III
The FBI conducted the third Operation Cross Country sting to recover victims and traffickers. Although none of the identified victims were from Toledo at least one trafficker and seventeen others from Toledo were arrested.