However, there's now a method for reporting ads that appear to involve minors or trafficking.
About 72,000 sex ads were posted on in North Dakota last year.
In March, undercover officers chatted with more than 85 ad respondents on one day, which resulted in 10 arrests.
By contrast, 60 people responded during this week's two-day operation, resulting in the two arrests.
Williams said people shouldn't think commercial sex only happens during large events. Most North Dakota cases involve "survival sex," she said, where someone agrees to be pimped out in exchange for housing, food or drugs.
Christina Sambor, coordinator of the statewide anti-trafficking organization FUSE, said most would get out if they had ready access to stable housing and health care.
A third woman advertising herself as "very safe" included tractor emojis and an "I (heart) Farmers" logo in her ad.
Bryan Schultz, general manager of the Red River Valley Fair Association, of which Big Iron is a subsidiary, takes exception to any claim that such activities increase during the farm show."A lot of farmers come for the fair and the marathon, too," Schultz said.
24, 2017, in the Fargo Youthworks office about the increase in commercial sex activity that often accompanies large events.
When Rai knocked on the hotel room door just before 8 p.m. He was caught and arrested and found to have 0 cash on him.
A separate complaint against Olson said he answered a similar ad placed Wednesday, agreeing to pay to engage in oral sex with a person he thought was a 16-year-old girl.
The ads were placed on under a section titled "dating," a not-so-subtle commercial sex page featuring explicit offerings and photos.
The planted ad had a short description and photo of a young woman with her face obscured, and indicated she was 18.