AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - Seven people have been arrested on prostitution related charges in Odessa as part of a nationwide sting with the FBI.
'Operation Cross Country X' was the international effort executed and focused on underage human trafficking. The sting was executed over a four day period, starting last Thursday and ending Sunday.
In that time, departments like Homeland Security, the FBI, Odessa police and DPS made the arrests and say a 15 year old victim was among those rescued.
Nationwide, 82 sexually exploited juveniles were recovered in the operation with 239 pimps and other involved suspects arrested.