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Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Teens run Prostitution Ring…Unbelievable

I’m usually not one to say the younger generation is getting worse since us Gen X’ers were suppose to be the most horrible generation of all time with our grunge music and dot com companies but this story is just terrible. In Fort Worth Texas a teenage gang has been arrested for forcing girls as young as 12 into a prostitution ring. According to the article the gang apparently targeted runaways and other girls with unstable homes, and if the girls refused to have sex for money the members beat and sexually assaulted them and threatened their families. This gang was organized and young, this is not how we want our youth to turn out, this is just crazy. Here are some excerpts from the article:

The age of the victims and suspects is the surprising part of it," Dean said. "To have such young individuals in a somewhat organized business, a forced prostitution ring, is somewhat alarming and such a horrendous crime against the 12- to 16-year-old girls."

Four alleged gang members were arrested Jan. 3 after they took a 14- year-old to a convenience store to have sex with the owner, a regular customer of the prostitution ring, police said.
After befriending the girls and getting them high, Varrio Central gang members took them to some regular customers and then sought other men by trolling apartment complexes, offering the girls' services for $50, Fort Worth police Lt. Ken Dean said

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