|The accused pimps|
Eight of the twelve are accused of sex trafficking and pimping underage girls, while the other four are accused of being amongst their customers.
Three of them told police they were part of the Crips gang.
The group operated in Aurora, Colorado Springs, Commerce City, Lakewood, and Parker.
Attorney General John Suthers promised that, "the men who paid for sex with minors will be brought to justice".
It was not released how long the group had been running, or how many girl had been caught in the trafficking.