A sovereign jury convicted two Hyattsville, Maryland men currently of swindling to dedicate sex trafficking of minors, including by force, fraud, or coercion, as good as sex trafficking 3 minors, via the East Coast over the march of several months in 2016.
Ivan Duane Williams aka “Lucci,” 28, and Dennis Ray Davis Jr. aka “Dee,” 26, were convicted following a six-day jury hearing before Senior U.S. District Court Judge T.S. Ellis III in the Eastern District of Virginia. According to probity annals and justification presented at trial, Williams and Davis recruited 3 underage girls whom they trafficked in mixed locations, including Atlanta, Georgia; Maryland; Northern Virginia; Richmond, Virginia; and Washington, D.C. The justification presented at hearing showed that Williams and Davis, operative together and with two womanlike co-conspirators in the sex trafficking ring, posted online advertisements of the victims, charity them for blurb sex with men via the region; indifferent hotel bedrooms at which they and the victims would stay when roving to rivet in blurb sex acts; gathering the victims to the hotels and other locations where the blurb sex acts would occur; and collected the income given to the victims by the blurb sex customers. The justification serve showed that when two of the minors tried to leave the group, the defendants resorted to violence, including threats, earthy force, and brandishing firearms. Williams and Davis used the income warranted by the victims to create swat music where they bragged about exploiting females, and to fund their day-to-day vital expenses.
The victims were recovered after law coercion with the Fairfax County Police Department and Henrico County Police Department responded in clandestine capacities to online advertisements for the victims.
“Every American has the right to be protected from assault and exploitation, and it is the goal of this Department to help secure that right,” pronounced Attorney General Sessions. “Today, during this Human Trafficking Prevention Month, we have won a major feat by securing the self-assurance of two men who trafficked and exploited underage girls for blurb sex. we wish to appreciate the dedicated men and women of the FBI’s Child Exploitation Task Force, the partners with the Fairfax and Henrico County police, and the dedicated and learned prosecutors Maureen Cain and Jessica Urban for their tough work in ensuring the criminals are held accountable and probity is achieved for the victims. They have delivered results currently that will make this country a safer place for children. we also wish to appreciate President Trump for job courtesy to this issue by installation Jan as National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. The Justice Department will sojourn indifferent in the efforts to rescue trafficking victims and put those who delude children behind bars.”