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Line 3 workers caught in sting

Pipeline also faces criticism on the jobs front

 

February 26, 2021



Pine Knot News

The state Bureau of Criminal Apprehension's human trafficking investigators task force announced on Feb. 19 that seven people were charged following arrests during a human trafficking operation in Itasca County. Two of the men charged were working on the Line 3 project with a subcontractor, Enbridge said.

Investigators with the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension led the three-day operation in partnership with the Tribes United Against Sex Trafficking task force and the Itasca County Sheriff's Office. The operation ran Feb. 17-19.

During the operation, suspects chatted with und...



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