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FBI working with local police to crack down on prostitution

BUTLER, Pa. — Channel 11 has learned the FBI is working with Cranberry Township police to crack down on prostitution in Butler County.

So far, one arrest has been made. Chen Sui Hong, 59,  was arrested out of a hotel room along Route 19 in Cranberry Township. According to police paperwork, investigators found online ads with pictures of women who appeared to be juveniles.

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The ads openly solicited sexual activity in exchange for money, police said.

According to police, agents answered the ad, which connected them to a cellphone where they communicated through text messaging and set up a meeting, paying $300 in exchange for sex.

Hong only speaks Mandarin, but through an interpreter, police said she admitted to sex for payment.

Police said this is the first arrest, and the investigation had just begun. As of now, they have not found any underage victims.


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