Twin Cities area braces for Super Bowl sex trafficking

(July 30, Minneapolis) – Internet sex trafficking, already escalating during major events in the Twin Cities, is being scrutinized by law enforcement officials and social justice organizations as they brace for the first Super Bowl in Minnesota in 26 years.

Metro-area prosecutors and police agencies anticipate that hundreds of women and girls will be sold on the sex market during Super Bowl 2018, mostly at huge organized parties and through provocative online ads and social media connections.

A task force already at work includes numerous Twin Cities agencies alarmed by the proliferation of sex trafficking ads on internet sites. >> Read more.