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Men Accused Of Traveling To Tijuana To Have Sex With Minors

Cars wait in traffic to cross the border to Tijuana, May 9, 2017.

Photo by Jean Guerrero

Above: Cars wait in traffic to cross the border to Tijuana, May 9, 2017.

Pedophiles Traveling To Tijuana To Have Sex With Minors


Kristina Davis, reporter, The San Diego Union-Tribune


Several California men are now facing prosecution in a new effort to crackdown on sex tourism in Tijuana and other locations overseas. Investigators are making use of a recent law against traveling with the intent of having sex with a minor.

San Diego FBI investigators said their evidence includes a series of text messages between the men and a Tijuana sex broker that refer to girls and boys for sale — using terms like "brand new" and "recently stolen."

Kristina Davis, a reporter for The San Diego Union-Tribune, is following the cases and joins Midday Edition on Tuesday to discuss the issue.


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