105 children have been rescued after the FBI dissolved an enormous child-prostitution ring that spanned the nation.

Operation Cross Country--a task force involving federal agents along with other local, state, and federal law enforcement officials as well as the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children--is an enforcement action that, over the course of three days, spread out across 76 cities and 47 FBI divisions and resulted in the rescue of 105 children and the arrests of more than 150 individuals on state and federal child sex trafficking charges.

According to the FBI's Criminal Investigative Division, Ron Hosko, "Child prostitution is a persistent threat to children across America" and that "these abhorrent crimes can happen anywhere.

Click here for more details and for a list of the cities--Louisville included--where these arrests were made.