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Seven People Get Caught in a Sex Sting Operation

Seven people are jailed in Missoula County for allegedly soliciting sexual encounters with undercover police officers posing as a 12-year-old girl.

It all started on Tuesday when the Montana Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force launched the sting. They posted an ad on Craigslist targeting people seeking sex with underage girls and each of the seven suspects responded to the ad. They were then arrested by undercover officers when they arrived for a supposed meeting.

 

 

The seven individuals made their first appearance in court today, where the judge set bail at $25-thousand for three of the men and the woman, who was soliciting sex on behalf of her boyfriend. Bail was increased to $75-thousand for a suspect who had rope, handcuffs, and a whip on him when he was arrested. Another received a $50-thousand bail who is currently enlisted in the U.S. Army, and the seventh suspect bonded out of jail.

All seven suspects will appear again in court again on January 2nd.

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