WPTV investigators go undercover with detectives during sex trafficking bust in South Florida

Florida victims of sex trafficking speak out

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - The Contact 5 Investigators were given exclusive access from beginning to end into a sex trafficking bust in South Florida. It's a behind the scenes look at a growing problem like you've never seen it before.

"I know I couldn't sleep at night knowing this was going on next door to me," said the detective running the investigation.

They're women and children who are forced into being sex slaves. Girls as young as 13 are being targeted at malls, restaurants and even at schools in South Florida.

Victims are speaking out for the first time to the Contact 5 Investigators.

"You lose all control, your life no longer belongs to you no matter how much you hide it," said the victim.

They could be your child and as you'll see, the crimes could be happening right next door to you.

Florida has more cases of human trafficking than almost any other state in the country.  Tune in Monday night on NewsChannel 5 at 11 where you'll see the arrests made during an undercover sex trafficking bust. 

Connect with reporter Dan Krauth on Twitter: @dankrauth

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