More than 170 people have been arrested, and over 100 human trafficking victims have been rescued as part of October's operation "Autumn Hope".

Foxcarolina.com reports Forty-five missing children were recovered by U.S. Marshals this month in what is being called the largest human trafficking sting in Ohio's history.

Ohio Attorney General David Yost posted to Twitter that the goal aims for an "Ohio where no human is bought or sold."

Foxcarolina.com"over the past five years, the U.S. Marshals have recovered missing children in 75% of the cases they received, according to the press release."