7th man charged in Sturgis Rally sex trafficking sting

Published: Aug. 28, 2018 at 11:51 AM CDT
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A seventh person has been arrested in connection with a sex trafficking sting conducted during the recent Sturgis Rally.

James Vallelunga, 62 of Twain Harte, Calif., is charged with attempted enticement of a minor using the internet.

Every year, a joint local, state and federal operation is conducted during the rally in an attempt to combat sex trafficking.

Others arrested this year are:

• Robert Bungert, 55, Sturgis

• Zam Mung, 29, Rapid City

• Jeremiah Stertz, 30, Yankton

• Paul Heib, 50, Rapid City

• Connor Harmon, 20, Sturgis

• Adam Myosky, 38, Port Clinton, Ohio

The investigations were conducted by the Division of Criminal Investigation, the South Dakota Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, and Homeland Security Investigations.