Georgia Bureau of Investigation

Eight charged with gang-related child sex trafficking

Eight charged with gang-related child sex trafficking

After a year-long joint investigation, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation has arrested 8 people in Albany on charges of child sex trafficking and violation of the gang statute. On October 23, 2019, the Albany Police Department requested the investigative assistance of the GBI regarding the commercial sexual exploitation of children, also known as child sex trafficking.  On August 2, 2019, the Albany Police Department received a report regarding the rape and commercial sexual exploitation of a 16-year-old girl. The victim reported being trafficked during an almost two-month period from June 2019 through August 2019 in Albany. The trafficking of the victim…
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