Sat, 21 May 2016 13:12 UTC
A trafficking ring in Tennessee was busted, leading to the arrest of nearly three dozen men, including the pastor of a children’s ministry. He has since lost his job at Grace Baptist and is charged with human trafficking and patronizing prostitution.
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation announced on Friday that 32 people have been arrested in connection with a Knoxville human trafficking ring. Among them were Jason Kennedy, a children’s minister at the Grace Baptist Church in Karns, Tennessee, and Zubin Parakh, a volunteer creative pastor at the Lifehouse Church in Oak Ridge, WBIR reported.
Kennedy, 46, and Parakh, 32, were caught in a three-day operation in which undercover agents posted ads on Backpage.com, a common site for escorts. Kennedy and Parakh…
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