Pentagon official overseeing federal schools arrested in Georgia human-trafficking sting
A senior Pentagon official who oversaw federally operated school systems in the Americas has been arrested in a Georgia human-trafficking sting.
The Coweta County Sheriff's Office (CCSO) last week announced the arrests of 26 people, including Stephen Hovanic, former chief of staff for the Americas division of the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA), in connection with an alleged human-trafficking ring.
Hovanic has apparently held the position since 2010, according to his LinkedIn profile.
Authorities charged Hovanic, 64, with pandering – a misdemeanor in Georgia – after he allegedly solicited...