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Category: New York

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Sarah Lawrence Parent Accused of Sex Trafficking and Abusing Students

After being released from prison in 2010, ex FBI informant, Ray Lawrence moved into his daughter’s dormitory in NY City. Soon, he started doing “therapy sessions” with her roommates, convincing them that they were broken and need of fixing and that he could help them.

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New York Man Admits Running Drug-Fueled Sex Trafficking Ring in His Parents’ Basement

Raymond Rodio III had been running the drug-fueled brothel, which involved more than 20 women in their 20s, since 2014. He set up dates through Backpage and Craigslist.
On February 4th, Rodio plead guilty to operating a sex trafficking ring in the basement of his parents’ home, where he occasionally locked them inside and forced them to use a bucket as a toilet. He is expected to be sentenced to nine and a half years in prison.

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Cuomo Vetoes Bill That Would Train Public Transportation Workers To Spot Human Trafficking

New York Senator Alessandra Biaggi noted that “human-traffickers rely heavily on public transportation to move their victims, in plain sight, across the country.” In his veto memo, Cuomo noted that the New York Interagency Task Force Against Human Trafficking already offers a training that “meets the minimum requirements” outlined in Biaggi’s bill.

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Bloods Gang Member Convicted For Sex Trafficking Operation: SCDA

Abiodun “Abi” Adeleke, 33, of Kings Park, NY. was convicted by a jury of two counts of sex trafficking as a class B violent felony, three counts of sex trafficking as a class B felony, third-degree promoting prostitution (a D felony) and third-degree assault (a class A misdemeanor).

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Pimp gets 15 years for role in sex ring that ensnared missing teen Corinna Slusser

Ishi Woney, 24, of New York, trafficked Corinna Slusser, 19, and others, including a minor and a mentally disabled woman with the IQ of a third-grader, according to court papers.

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New York man allegedly tried to kidnap sex workers for trafficking

Andrew Frey, 54, of Coram on Long Island, NY, attempted to abduct sex workers on two separate occasions with the intent of forcing them to engage in commercial sex acts. Authorities says Frey has a history of violence against sex workers and poses a danger to the community.

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Rochester Human Trafficking Court expanding resources to include Monroe County

The Rochester Human Trafficking Court in NY is expanding its services to include towns and villages around Monroe County, with the help of a $750,000 federal grant. Rochester City Court Judge Ellen Yacknin says that much of the funding will go toward providing coordinated services.

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Bombshell $10M suit claims two NYC hotels turned a blind eye to sex trafficking

The trafficker would always pay for the rooms in cash and when he didn’t have money for rooms at the Econo Lodge in N.Y.C., NY, he allowed hotel staff to rape the 10-year-old girl “in lieu of his payment for the rooms,” the papers show. There was even a bowl of free condoms displayed at the front desk that the victim would use when they ran out, the suit states.

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200 Filipino Nurses Win Human Trafficking Case vs New York Nursing Home

The New York lawsuit stated that employees were required to pay a contract termination fee of up to $25,000 if they left before the end of their term. US District Judge Nina Gershon found owners Benjamin Landa and Bent Philipson liable for violating the Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA). This act “prohibits the use of threats of serious harm or abuse of legal process to obtain the labor or services of a person.” This not only includes physical abuse, but also circumstances where employees are forced to work to avoid getting harmed.”

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Harlem pimp who turned opioid-addicted women into sex slaves gets 10 years behind bars

Charles White, 39, along with his accomplice Jason Walden, 33, of Harlem, New York, kept two young opioid addicts as slaves inside their rundown house. The men used drugs and beatings to force the women to have sex with as many as 15 men a night. White will spend 10 years behind bars and Walden will spend 8 years.