TOLEDO, Ohio -- The FBI has arrested a local pastor and another man for sex trafficking of children.
Rev. Cordell Jenkins is listed as the founder and pastor of Abundant Life Ministries, according to the church’s website.
Agents arrested Jenkins and Anthony Haynes at their homes Friday morning.
They are accused of knowingly recruiting, enticing, harboring and transporting people they knew were younger than 18 to engage in commercial sex acts.
"Any crime that involves a child, exploiting a child, seizing on their vulnerabilities, on their trust that they have in adults, especially when people are in a position of trust its very concerning, it's very alarming," said FBI agent Vicki Anderson.
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