WTOC is learning the Effingham County Sheriff's Office arrested nine men from Thursday to Sunday for allegedly trying to meet children for the purpose of sex.
The Internet Crimes against Children Unit was on the hunt and all of these men are now behind bars for attempting to meet what they believed to be a child for the purpose of sex.
Once they met up with the deputy, they were put in handcuffs.
Of the nine arrests, at least one was a registered sex offender.
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