Eight men, including a teacher and a bus driver have been arrested in an underage sexual predator sting by the Snohomish County Sheriff's Office in partnership with the U.S. Marshals Service. The sting called "Operation Anvil" had officers place ads online and pose as a 15 year old girl according to news reports. The eight men that responded range in age from 26 to 60 and are almost all from the Puget Sound area. One was a teacher, another was a bus driver and went to meet up with detectives (he thought the girl) actually driving the bus.

Here is the descriptions of the men arrested:

- A 36 year-old Mountlake Terrace man, booked for 3rd degree attempted rape of a child

- A 26 year-old Marysville man, booked for 3rd degree attempted rape of a child

- A 35 year-old Snohomish man, booked for 3rd degree attempted rape of a child and commercial sexual abuse of a minor

- A 30 year-old Seattle man, booked for 3rd degree attempted rape of a child

- A 51 year-old Everett man, booked for 3rd degree attempted rape of a child and commercial sexual abuse of a minor

- A 60 year-old Edmonds man, booked for 3rd degree attempted rape of a child

- A 27 year-old St. Louis (Missouri) man, booked for 3rd degree attempted rape of a child

- A 34 year-old Bothell man, booked for 3rd degree attempted rape of a child and communication with a minor for immoral purposes