Two Arrested, Charged in McMinn County Human Trafficking Investigation

MCMINN COUNTY – A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation,  the Athens Police Department, and the Office of the 10th District Attorney General has resulted in the arrest of two men accused of attempting to purchase illicit sex from minors. This week, TBI Agents, working alongside investigators from the Athens … Continue reading Two Arrested, Charged in McMinn County Human Trafficking Investigation

Two Men Arrested, Charged in Ongoing Human Trafficking Investigation

KNOXVILLE – A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Knox County Sheriff’s Office has resulted in the arrest of two men accused of trafficking women for the purposes of commercial sex. Last week, working alongside the Knox County Sheriff’s Office, TBI Agents conducted an undercover human trafficking operation. … Continue reading Two Men Arrested, Charged in Ongoing Human Trafficking Investigation

Two Arrested in Carter County Human Trafficking Investigation

KNOXVILLE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Human Trafficking Unit has resulted in the arrest of two men on statutory rape and solicitation charges. On Sunday, the TBI received information from investigators with the Knoxville Police Department concerning a possible case of human trafficking involving juvenile females. After developing … Continue reading Two Arrested in Carter County Human Trafficking Investigation

Clarksville Man Arrested, Charged in TBI Human Trafficking Case

NASHVILLE – Special Agents in the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Human Trafficking Unit, assisted by Drug Investigation Division Agents and the Clarksville Police Department, have arrested and charged a Clarksville man accused of trafficking a juvenile for the purpose of sex. After receiving information from the National Human Trafficking Hotline this week, TBI Agents began … Continue reading Clarksville Man Arrested, Charged in TBI Human Trafficking Case

TBI Human Trafficking Operation Results in Recovery of Endangered Teens, Arrests of Others on Trafficking & Sex-Related Charges

JACKSON – Less than a month after a new law went into effect to help identify, investigate, and prosecute human trafficking in Tennessee, Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation joined with partner agencies in West Tennessee to identify and arrest individuals who prey on children. TBI Agents, including those assigned to TBI’s Internet … Continue reading TBI Human Trafficking Operation Results in Recovery of Endangered Teens, Arrests of Others on Trafficking & Sex-Related Charges

TBI Announces Results of Week-Long Human Trafficking Operation

NASHVILLE – Today, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation announced results of a week-long operation to better understand and combat human trafficking in Tennessee. With the partnership of the Brentwood Police Department, the Clarksville Police Department, and End Slavery Tennessee, TBI Agents embarked on an undercover operation to identify potential victims of trafficking, arrest those seeking … Continue reading TBI Announces Results of Week-Long Human Trafficking Operation

TBI Unveils ‘IT Has To Stop’ PSA, Participates in National Human Trafficking Event

NASHVILLE – Today, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released a set of videos designed to raise awareness of human trafficking in Tennessee, just as one of its Special Agents participated in a national event on the issue. TBI’s Public Service Announcement campaign, called “IT Has To Stop”, invites viewers to visit ITHasToStop.com to learn more … Continue reading TBI Unveils ‘IT Has To Stop’ PSA, Participates in National Human Trafficking Event