Updated: February 19, 2021 05:28 PM
Created: February 19, 2021 05:13 PM
Seven people were charged Friday in connection to a human trafficking operation in Itasca County.
The Itasca County Attorney's Office said the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension's Human Trafficking Investigators Task Force led a three-day operation in partnership with the Itasca County Sheriff's Office and the TRUST Task Force from Wednesday through Friday.
Authorities said the suspects talked with undercover agents and investigators on several sex advertisement websites. Investigators then arrested the suspects as they arrived at arranged meeting places.
Those charged were identified as:
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