10 Arrested Following Strathcona County RCMP Human Trafficking Investigation, ALERT | The Canadian News

Ten people were arrested and each charged with one count of “obtaining sexual services for consideration” following a joint investigation by the Strathcona County RCMP and ALERT’s Anti-Trafficking Exploitation Unit.

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The project, which was aimed at people trying to buy sex, took place on December 8 and involved members of the RCMP and the Alberta Law Enforcement Response Team.

Ten people were arrested, RCMP said, and released before the provincial court date set for January 19.


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“This successful operation was initiated as a result of intelligence-led law enforcement initiatives, and reinforces the RCMP’s commitment to reducing harm in the Strathcona County community,” read a press release from the Alberta RCMP on Wednesday.

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ALERT’s Anti-Exploitation of Human Trafficking Unit investigates domestic trafficking involving sexual exploitation that occurs in Alberta. The integrated unit works with agencies and organizations involved in rescuing and supporting survivors of human trafficking and sexual exploitation.


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