The FBI in Portland has taken part in a national effort to find children forced into the sex trade. “Rescuing and recovering children who are caught up in the child sex trafficking industry. And bringing to justice someof the pimps and other adults who are involved in that.” The FBI's Beth Anne Steele says three children were found in Portland; 12 were found in Seattle. 19 adults were arrested in Portland. FBI agents worked with more than a dozen other local and federal agencies in the Portland and Vancouver, to run the sting.