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Two Arizona men indicted on sex crime charges in multi-agency sting operation

Posted at 9:55 PM, Aug 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-28 00:55:49-04

TUCSON, Ariz. — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced two Arizona men have been accused of soliciting sex online.

A state grand jury has indicted the two of soliciting sex online from undercover agents posing as young teens.

A multi-agency conducted an investigation called Operation Monsoon. The agents posed as teenager and the two men are accused of arriving at a private residence in Tucson to engage in sex acts.

The men have been identified as 34-year-old Vladimir Rodriguez, and 23-year-old Fabian Tomas Montoya Renteria.

The two were facing charges of one count of luring a minor for sexual exploitation and one count of attempted sexual conduct with a minor.

Law enforcement, local law enforcement, along with Arizona Attorney General’s Office participated in Operation Monsoon.

The investigation is still ongoing.

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