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7 fathers face human trafficking charges after answering ad to meet underage girl, LMPD says

7 fathers face human trafficking charges after answering ad to meet underage girl, LMPD says

LOUISVILLE, Ky. —
Louisville Metro Police Department announced more details Monday about a human trafficking sting.

WLKY reported over the weekend that four men were arrested on human trafficking charges. Special Victims Unit Detective Kris Pedigo announced Monday that seven men in total were arrested.

4 Louisville men charged with promoting human trafficking with underage victim.
The men taken into custody are Amos Brown, 49, of Hodgenville, Jeffrey Stutts, 36, of Eastview, Richard Tong, 47, of Louisville, Bradley Martin, 34,of Jeffersonville, Indiana, Fabio Arguello, 47, of Louisville, Blake Jeffreys, 40, of Louisville, and Edward Phillips, 53, of Shepherdsville.

Pedigo said all are facing the same two charges: promoting human trafficking victim under 18 years of age and prohibited use of electronic communication system to procure minor/peace officer.

To read more: https://www.wlky.com/article/lmpd-7-men-arrested-in-human-trafficking-sting-all-are-fathers/31192416?fbclid=IwAR305XbN_8aTMncHxFzF7Vt0zRkLovVuBN3D0H3Tq1TkMwBj_yc3BHp2_kg

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