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TBI: 10 men indicted as part of undercover human trafficking operation

The TBI made the announcement about the investigation on Thursday. (WSMV) The TBI made the announcement about the investigation on Thursday. (WSMV)
COOKEVILLE, TN (WSMV) -

Ten men are facing felony indictments after a human trafficking investigation conducted by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.

According to the agency, all of the men were seeking to have sex with minors.

The men allegedly interacted with undercover TBI agents who were posing as minors online.

The TBI said seven of these men showed up to meet with the women with the intention to have sex.

Eight of the 10 suspects have already been taken into custody. Click here to view their mug shots.

The investigation was conducted in February in Putnam County.

Stay with News4 for updates on this developing story.

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