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Seven Arrested in Kalispell Sex Sting

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A four-day online sex sting ends with the arrest of seven men for sexual abuse of children, and more arrests are pending.

Flathead County Sheriff Chuck Curry says the Montana Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force worked with 12 law enforcement agencies to conduct the sting, targeting online predators.

Curry says six of the seven men are from Kalispell, and one is a part-time youth pastor.

One of the men arrested was 41-year-old Curtis Foster of Frenchtown. Foster was arrested at the Thunderbird Motel in Missoula. He thought he was meeting a 13-year-old girl however was met by detectives at the motel.

Curry says this is the 5th investigation of it's kind conducted in Montana, with the possibility of more in the future.

So far, 32 Montana residents have been arrested in ICAC stings.


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