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CASE NAME:United States v. Victor Powell
ALL PLAINTIFFS:United States
ALL DEFENDANTS:Victor Powell, a/k/a Mr. Cream
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DOCKET NUMBER:04 CR 885
SOURCE:Lexis Search, www.childtrafficking.org
TYPE OF CASE:Criminal
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TRIAL JUDGE(S):Hon. Blanche M. Manning
YEAR OF ARREST:2004
YEAR OF VERDICT:2008
TYPE OF COURT:Federal Court
STATE:Illinois
FEDERAL DISTRICT:Northern District Court
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AGE OF VICTIM(S):Adult and Minor
NUMBER OF VICTIMS:4 +
GENDER OF VICTIM(S):Female
VICTIM'S COUNTRY OF ORIGIN:United States
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NUMBER OF DEFENDANT(S):1
GENDER OF DEFENDANT(S):Male
TYPE OF INDUSTRY:Sex
CASE CATEGORIZATION:Commercial Sexual Exploitation/Prostitution
FIRST CHARGE:Sex trafficking
FIRST CHARGE US/STATE CODE CITATION:18 U.S.C. § 1591
FIRST CHARGE VERDICT/PLEA:Withdrawn
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SECOND CHARGE:Transportation of a minor with intent to engage in criminal sexual activity
SECOND CHARGE US/STATE CODE CITATION:18 U.S.C. § 2423
SECOND CHARGE VERDICT/PLEA:Guilty Plea
SECOND CHARGE SENTENCE:30 years Imprisonment, 5 years supervised release
THIRD CHARGE:Coercion to travel across state lines to engage in prostitution
THIRD CHARGE US/STATE CODE CITATION:18 U.S.C. § 2422
THIRD CHARGE VERDICT/PLEA:Withdrawn
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CORE TERMS:18 U.S.C. § 1591; 18 U.S.C. § 2423; 18 U.S.C. § 2422
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LENGTH OF GREATEST SENTENCE:30 years imprisonment, followed by 5 years supervised release.
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APPEAL:Yes
EXPLANATION OF APPEAL:Appealed Judgment, Appealed Sentence
APPELLATE OPINION CITATION:353 Fed. Appx. 19 (7th Cir.); 2009 U.S. App. LEXIS 25214
HOLDING OF APPEALS COURT:Affirm
APPEAL STILL PENDING?:
SUMMARY:

Defendant Victor Powell pleaded guilty to transporting a minor across state lines for the purpose of prostitution.  Defendant used physical abuse, including sexual assault, to force four minors to engage in commercial sex.  Defendant kept all the money that the victims earned.

Approval Status:Approved
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