Sex-trafficking investigation imploded. Did St. Paul cop lie?
ST. PAUL — A 30-defendant multistate sex-trafficking ring involving Somali gangs and underage girls sounds like a good get for a prosecutor.
But then-U.S. Attorney B. Todd Jones rejected it before federal prosecutors in Tennessee took it.
And in the wake of a federal appeals decision last week excoriating the case and the investigator who pushed it, Jones’ decision appears to have been solid.