Press Conference to Announce Initial Results of International Enforcement Operation Targeting American Child Sex Tourists in Cambodia – 1 September, 2009 –
WHAT: Press conference to announce the initial results of Operation “Twisted Traveler,” an international law enforcement initiative targeting Americans who travel to Cambodia to sexually exploit children. Cambodia has been identified by human rights organizations as one of the primary destinations for child sex tourists worldwide. The initiative involves unprecedented collaboration between U.S. authorities, Cambodian law enforcement and non-governmental organizations.


WHERE: United States Attorney’s Office

Federal Building, Room 7516

300 N. Los Angeles St., downtown Los Angeles

Thomas Bros page 634, G-3)

WHO: United States Attorney Thomas P. O’Brien

Department of Homeland Security Assistant Secretary John Morton

NOTE: Media will be admitted to the Federal Building beginning at 10:00 a.m., when escorts will be available to escort media from the lobby. Please arrive at least 30 minutes early to allow time to clear building security. Everyone entering the Federal Building is subject to magnetometer screening.

OF NOTE: DVDs featuring b-roll related to this investigation will be distributed at the event.

CONTACT: United States Attorney’s Office spokesman Thom Mrozek

Office: (213) 894-6947 mobile: (213) 494-9261

Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokeswoman Virginia Kice

mobile: (949) 337-9594

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