Oklahoma Women Rescued In Super Bowl Sex Trafficking Sting

Friday, February 8th 2013, 7:54 pm
By: Dana Hertneky

A Super Bowl Sex Sting frees two Oklahoma women from a life of sex trafficking.

Agents arrested an Edmond man who took the women to New Orleans.

According to New Orleans authorities, the women were brought from Oklahoma against their will to serve as prostitutes for the Super Bowl.

Christopher Frazier, 33, was arrested for pandering and two counts of Human Trafficking. Frazier's Oklahoma Department of Corrections mug shot offers a clearer picture of the Edmond man, who has done time in Oklahoma on Drug charges.

According police he persuaded two women from Oklahoma to come with him to New Orleans to be "escorts" for Super Bowl balls and events. Then they were forced to work as prostitutes.

Frazier's arrest was part of a huge multi-agency sex trafficking crackdown in the days before the Super Bowl, called Operation Innocence Lost. In all, 85 people were arrested. The two women from Oklahoma were among five women rescued during the sweep.

The super bowl attracted 150,000 tourists. Mark Woodward with the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics says events like that, the NBA All-Star game, even the NBA finals attract this type of activity.

According to a spokesperson from the New Orleans State police, the women have been placed in faith-based shelters for now.