4 Arrested in Florida Child Prostitution Ring
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Four men are accused of operating an underage prostitution ring that lured vulnerable foster girls into the sex trade with cell phones, gifts of clothing and attention they did not get elsewhere, authorities said Tuesday. (June 26)

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[Notes:VO -- MIAMI -- AP VIDEO -- JUNE 26][SOT/:KATHERINE FERNANDEZ-RUNDLE / MIAMI-DADE STATE ATTORNEY]"What these four perpetrators was they targeted our most vulnerable of children."[Notes:SOT -- KATHERINE FERNANDEZ-RUNDLE / MIAMI DADE STATE ATTORNEY]"This person here, they refer to him as "E nasty" sometimes the girls would refer to him as "E." He is the ringleader of this organization. He is the one that would befriend the girls. He started with the first person, recruited her, and trained her, and eventually convinced her to become a recruiter for other girls."[Notes:SOT -- KATHERINE FERNANDEZ-RUNDLE, MIAMI-DADE STATE ATTORNEY]"This person here, they refer to him as "E nasty" sometimes the girls would refer to him as "E." He is the ringleader of this organization. He is the one that would befriend the girls. He started with the first person, recruited her, and trained her, and eventually convinced her to become a recruiter for other girls."[Notes:SOT -- KATHERINE FERNANDEZ-RUNDLE / MIAMI-DADE STATE ATTORNEY]"They lure them in with flowers and clothing and things that young girls can -- remember, these girls already feel abandoned. There's already some trauma that they've experienced that have caused them not to be rooted with love and affection and a support system that maybe so many of us are blessed to have. So, they already know that they have that, so that makes them very vulnerable to that kind of attention." (****END****) VIDEO PRODUCER: ned barker---------------------------VIDEO SOURCE: AP-----------------------VIDEO APPROVAL: bob mccall----------------------------VIDEO RESTRICTIONS: none----------------------------------MARKET EMBARGO (S): none--------------------------------SCRIPT/WIRE SOURCE: d1680BC-FL--Foster Child Prostitution Ring, 1st Ld