QCOSTARICA- In what is believed to be the first case of its kind, Friday the Organismo de Investigación Judicial (OIJ) arrested a U.S. citizen at the San Jose airport on the crime of “Promoting Sex Tourism”.
The OIJ press office says the 65 year-old man, whose identity was not released to the press, had been under investigation by the Sección de Delitos Contra la Integridad Física, Trata y Tráfico since earlier this year, after receiving confidential information, saying the suspect dedicated himself to promoting sexual tourism through a social network.
The OIJ says they were able to confirm that the suspect uploaded photos and videos on the social network, promoting Costa Rica a sex tourism destination.
The arrest took place at the Juan Santamaria (San Jose) airport in Alajuela and agents seizing a computer, camera, business cards and photographs of women.
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