The operation took place from June 17-26 in Wichita, Kan., Onafhanklikheid, Mo., and Kansas City, Mo., volgens die departement van binnelandse veiligheid.
Van die 31 people rescued, 17 were adults and 14 were missing children.
The suspects arrested will be charged with crimes related to soliciting prostitution, commercial sex trafficking, sodomy, narcotics violations, felony assault on a police officer, sex offender registry violations and outstanding warrants.
A child sex ring was recently busted in California during a multi-agency operation, tot gevolg het 21 arrests and the rescue of 10 women and girls in the Fresno area, volgens a verklaring from U.S. Immigrasie en Doeanehandhawing (ICE).
The suspects in that case will face multiple child exploitation-related charges.
Two of the men arrested for arranging to meet with a minor were found with illegal firearms, owerhede gesê.