• Burke Co. authorities bust 7 in prostitution sting


    BURKE COUNTY, N.C. - Burke County authorities arrested seven people Thursday in an undercover prostitution string.
    Officers from the Sheriff’s Office made contact with the suspects through a website and met them at a pre-determined location, where they offered sex acts in exchange for money.
    The solicitations were caught on video using a hidden camera.
    The suspects were each charged with one count of misdemeanor prostitution and one count of misdemeanor solicitation of prostitution.
    They are due in court July 28.

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