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United States of America v. William Whitley Northern District of Illinois Courthouse - Chicago, Illinois Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Chicago, IL - Sex Trafficker Sentenced To 25 Years In Federal Prison For Engaging In Prostitution With Minors

A Chicago man was sentenced on September 13, 2018 to 25 years in federal prison for engaging in numerous paid sexual acts with underage girls, along with restitution of approximately $240,000 to be paid into a trust fund for the victims and a $100,000 fine.

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United States of America v. Brett Ferrell United States District Court for the District of Vermont

Burlington, VT - New York Man Sentenced for Child Exploitation Offense

The Office of the United States Attorney for the District of Vermont stated that Brett Ferrell, 33, of New York, was sentenced today in United States District Court in Rutland for traveling in interstate commerce for the purpose of engaging in illicit sexual conduct with a minor. Chief United States District Judge Geo... More...
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Eric Javon Thompson appeals his conviction and 180-month sentence imposed following his guilty plea to interstate transportation of an individual for prostitution (Count 3), in violation of 18 U.S.C.A. § 2421(a) (West Supp. 2018), and use of the internet to promote an unlawful business enterprise, to wit: prostitution, and aiding and abetting (Count 7), in violation of 18 U.S.C. §§ 2, 1952(a)(... More...   $0 (09-09-2018 - NC)

United States of America v. Barry Paul Manthe and Ronald James Clark Western District of Missouri Federal Courthouse - Jefferson City, Missouri

Jefferson City, MO - Two Columbia, Missouri Men Plead Guilty to Prostitution Operation

Two Columbia, Mo., men pleaded guilty in federal court to their roles in a prostitution operation.

Barry Paul Manthe, 65, and Ronald James Clark, 67, each waived his right to a grand jury and pleaded guilty in separate appearances before U.S. Magistrate Judge Willie J. Epps to a federal informa... More...
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United States of America v. Raymorris Asencio Northern District of Mississippi Federal Courthouse - Oxford, Mississippi

Oxford, MS - Hattiesburg Man Sentenced to 30 years for Human Trafficking

Raymorris Asencio, 32, of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, was sentenced to 30 years in federal prison following his conviction for human trafficking and transporting a minor across state lines to engage in prostitution. The announcement was made by U.S. Attorney William C. Lamar, FBI Special Agent in Charge, Christopher F... More...
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On December 18, 2015, Cantrell was indicted for possession of heroin in an amount greater than 10 grams, but less than 50 grams, in violation of R.C. 2925.11(A), a felony of the second degree. Cantrell was also indicted for possession of crack cocaine in an amount less than five grams in violation of R.C. 2925.11(A), a felony of the fifth degree. The charges stemmed from allegations that Day... More...   $0 (09-03-2018 - OH)

Ahmed Olasunkanmi Salau v. The State of Texas

Appellant was charged after displaying a personal identification certificate that was not issued to him while attempting to board a flight at Houston Intercontinental Airport.1 According to the evidence, appellant attempted to board a United Airlines flight using an “oversold” boarding pass (with no seat assignment) in the name of Jesus Hernandez, but the boarding pass was not accepted by the gate... More...   $0 (09-03-2018 - TX)

United States of America v. Arthur Larange Lee, Jr. Alachua County Florida Courthouse - Gainesville, Florida

Gainesville, FL - Alachua County Man Sentenced to 327 Months in Prison for Sex Trafficking by Force, Fraud, and Cooercion

Arthur Larange Lee Jr., 35, of Gainesville, Florida, was sentenced in the U.S. District Court in Gainesville to 327 months in prison for sex trafficking of an adult, and 60 months each for two counts of use of interstate commerce to commit prostitution. Each count is ... More...
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Joseph Glenn Beaty v. The State of Texas

D.A. testified that growing up she had no parental supervision and became addicted to PCP
when she was fourteen years old. She started working in prostitution at that same age. In July,
2009, she lived in the Fair Park area, a known prostitution area. Much of her life involved getting
high and working as a prostitute. On July 3, 2009 she was walking down Martin Luther King
... More...
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Leonard Deshawn Scott v. The State of Texas

M.P. testified that, in 2006, she lived a double life as a registered nurse specializing in pediatrics and as a “closet user of crack cocaine.” She worked Monday through Thursday, and over the long weekends, on holidays, on her birthday, or when she had time off work, she would go on three-or-four-day drug binges. During these binges, M.P. would buy a large quantity of crack cocaine and use i... More...   $0 (09-01-2018 - TX)

United States of America v. Matthew Lane Durham Western District of Oklahoma Federal Courthouse - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Matthew Durham appeals his convictions and sentence on four counts for illicit
sex with minors in Kenya after travelling there from the United States. This opinion
addresses the following eight issues presented for appellate review.
1. Is 18 U.S.C. § 2423(c), the statute on which the convictions
were based, unconstitutional on its face and as applied to Mr.
Durham because it ex... More...
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State of Oklahoma v. Willie Charles Whitman MoreLaw Suites Legal Suites and Virtual Offices In Downtown Tulsa 624 South Denver 918-398-5678 or Pat@morelaw.com

Tulsa, OK - The State of Oklahoma charged Willie Charles Whitman with:

Count # 1. Count as Filed: PAN, PROCURING FOR PROSTITUTION, in violation of 21 O.S. 1081
Date of Offense: 08/07/2017
Party Name Disposition Information
WHITMAN, WILLIE CHARLES Disposed: CONVICTION, 08/27/2018. Guilty Plea
Violation of 21 O.S. 1... More...
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On November 1, 2011, officers discovered Defendant smelling strongly of
4 gasoline and cowering under a fifth-wheel trailer. One hundred yards away, a Suzuki
5 automobile containing the human remains of Richard Valdez was fully engulfed in
6 flames. Shoe prints in the area were consistent with the shoes Defendant was wearing.
7 After claiming that he had been brought to the area b... More...
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United States of America v. Damien D. Gambrell Eastern District of Wisconsin Federal Courthouse - Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Milwaukee, WI - Green Bay Man Sentenced to Prison for Drug Dealing and Sex Trafficking

Damien D. Gambrell (age: 37) of Green Bay, Wisconsin, was sentenced on August 3, 2018 in federal court in Green Bay for conspiracy to distribute heroin and enticement of another to travel in interstate commerce to engage in a prostitution act. Chief United States District Judge William C. Griesbach sent... More...
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United States of America v. Jamel Goddard Southern District of New York - New York, New York

New York, NY - Bronx Man Sentenced In Manhattan Federal Court To Over 24 Years In Prison For Conspiracy To Commit Sex Trafficking Of A Minor

Jamel Goddard, a/k/a “Payroll,” was sentenced today by United States District Judge Loretta A. Preska to 292 months in prison for his role as the leader of a sex trafficking conspiracy. GODDARD pled guilty on February 26, 2018, to one count of consp... More...
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On November 9, 2016, Herrington was named in a four-count indictment charging
him with two counts of rape, and one count each of complicity to commit rape and kidnapping.
The case was tried to the bench and the following evidence was presented.
{¶3} In the late evening of November 15, 1996, the victim, who was nine-months
pregnant, left her sister’s house after a cookout and... More...
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United States of America v. Raymorris Asencio Northern District of Mississippi Federal Courthouse - Oxford, Mississippi

Oxford, MS - Raymorris Asencio, 32, of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, was sentenced to 30 years in federal prison following his conviction for human trafficking and transporting a minor across state lines to engage in prostitution.

Ascencio was convicted at trial in March of 2018 for trafficking a minor female for sex. U.S. District Judge Glen H. Davidson presided over Ascencio’s trial and s... More...
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Jermar W. White was convicted after a bench trial in the Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas of unlawful sexual conduct with a minor (10 or more years older than the victim), pandering obscenity involving a minor, two counts of trafficking in persons, and two counts of compelling prostitution in furtherance of human trafficking. White was acquitted of two additional charges. The trial co... More...   $0 (08-04-2018 - OH)

United States of America v. Michael Sabatino District of Rhode Island Federal Courthouse - Providence, Rhode Island Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Providence, RI - Warwick Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Sex Trafficking a Minor

A Warwick man was sentenced today to 84 months in federal prison for trafficking a 16-year-old female in Rhode Island and Massachusetts for the purpose of prostitution.

Michael Sabatino, 26, and two other men, Paris Peters, 26, and Marcus Jamal Gibbs, 30, of Providence, previously admitted to th... More...
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United States of America v. Jineok Kim District of Massachusetts Federal Courthouse - Boston, Massachusetts

Boston, MA - Watertown Man Pleads Guilty to Role in Interstate Prostitution Ring

A Watertown man pleaded guilty on July 31, 2018 in federal court in Boston in connection with his role in a long-running interstate prostitution ring.

Jineok Kim, 38, of Watertown, Mass., pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to persuade, induce, entice, or coerce individuals to travel in inters... More...
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According to proof introduced at the hearing on the matter, Mr. Kelvin Pell, a bondsman for Cumberland, was arrested on February 8, 2017, after law enforcement conducted a “sting” to establish that he had been trading bonds for sexual contact. The matter became public via an article in the local newspaper on February 10, 2017. On Monday, February 13, 2017, Cumberland mailed a petition to cancel M... More...   $0 (07-26-2018 - TN)


On October 20, 2016, the Muskingum County Grand Jury indicted appellant
on one count of child endangering in violation of R.C. 2919.22, one count of trafficking in
persons in violation of R.C. 2905.32, and one count of compelling prostitution in violation
of R.C. 2907.21. Said charges arose from incidents involving appellant's eight year old
child, K.H.
{¶ 3} A jury trial... More...
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United States of America v. Abdul Karim Bangura, Jr., a/k/a "AJ" Eastern District of Virginia - Federal Courthouse - Alexandria, Virginia

Alexandria, VA - Virginia Man Sentenced to Over 15 Years in Prison for Sex Trafficking a Minor and Producing Child Pornography

A Virginia man was sentenced today to 186 months in prison and 10 years of supervised release for multiple crimes related to the prostitution and exploitation of a 15-year-old minor. Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s Crim... More...
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United States of America v. Markell Quashan Sweargin District of New Mexico Federal Courthouse - Albuquerque, New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM - Texas Man Sentenced in New Mexico to Federal Prison for Transporting Woman Across State Lines for Prostitution

Markell Quashan Sweargin, 20, of Lubbock, Tex., was sentenced this morning in federal court in Las Cruces, N.M., to 30 months in prison for transporting a person in interstate commerce for the purpose of engaging in prostitution. Sweargin will be on supervised ... More...
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Because Thompson appeals from a judgment of conviction entered after a jury  trial, we “draw the facts from the evidence presented at trial, viewed in the light most  favorable to the government.” United States v. Allen, 864 F.3d 63, 69 n.8 (2d Cir. 2017)  (internal quotation marks omitted).  Thompson began his relationship with the two minor female victims of concern  here—identified as M1 and M2... More...   $0 (07-15-2018 - )

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