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Big Lake is a city of approximately 12,000 residents, located 40 miles northwest of Minneapolis and St. Paul in Sherburne County, Minnesota. In November 2007, the Big Lake Police Department conducted a web-based reverse sting resulting in the arrest of one sex buyer. The BLPD released the man’s name and identifying information to the media. Prostitution is not considered a major local problem, although it has occurred in the city and generated complaints to police, investigations, and arrests.
Web-Based Reverse Stings:
Background on Prostitution in the Area: