MISSING CHILDREN FOUND: 39 missing children found in Georgia after Operation Not Forgotten by the U.S. Marshals. 15 of the children were reportedly trafficked for sex. Nine people were arrested during the operation.
Welcome back to CourtTV live. I’m crime and justice reporter Julia Janae with your legal news break. We begin with an incredible story out of Georgia. 39 missing children are now safe after an operation led by the U.S. Marshals. Operation Not Forgotten was a two-week mission during the month of August targeting both Atlanta and Macon, Georgia. Of the 39 children recovered from that operation 15 of them were reportedly traffic for sex. Nine people were arrested and officials say they face a variety of charges including sex trafficking, parental kidnapping and drug possession. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that those children range in age from 3 to 17 years old.