Photo courtesy of the OIJ
Photo courtesy  OIJ

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.

Photo courtesy OIJ
Photo courtesy OIJ


Source: Organismo de Investigación Judicial

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