A massive police investigation into child exploitation has resulted in 80 arrests across Ontario including a 23-year-old North Bay man. The North Bay man is charged with two counts each of sexual assault and sexual interference and single counts of invitation to sexual touching and luring a person under 16. Several residents from Timmins, Sudbury and Sault Ste. Marie were also rounded up in a series of raids.
The investigation also found nine people working in the sex trade either as minors or against their will. Police agencies involved in the massive investigation, include the RCMP, the OPP, many city police forces and even a division of the U-S Homeland Security.