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Billionaire equity firm owner John Childs wanted on prostitution charge in Vero Beach

Posted at 8:56 PM, Feb 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-25 16:08:51-05

Billionaire equity firm owner John Childs is one of several men accused of soliciting prostitution in connection with a Florida spa tied to an international human trafficking ring, police said Thursday.

Childs, who lives seasonally in Indian River Shores, is wanted on a solicitation of prostitution charge, according to a warrant for his arrest. He has not been arrested.

Childs owns J.W. Childs Associates, a private equity firm based in Massachusetts.

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