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CASE NAME:United States v. Kasiem Brown
ALL PLAINTIFFS:United States
ALL DEFENDANTS:Kasiem Brown, Ibn Shabazz
CITATION:2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 102432
DOCKET NUMBER:06-867 (JHR)
SOURCE:Lexis Search, News Article
TYPE OF CASE:Criminal
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TRIAL JUDGE(S):Joseph H. Rodriguez
YEAR OF ARREST:2006
YEAR OF VERDICT:2010
TYPE OF COURT:Federal
STATE:New Jersey
FEDERAL DISTRICT:District Court
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AGE OF VICTIM(S):Adult and Minor
NUMBER OF VICTIMS:15 +
GENDER OF VICTIM(S):Female
VICTIM'S COUNTRY OF ORIGIN:Unknown
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NUMBER OF DEFENDANT(S):2
GENDER OF DEFENDANT(S):Male
TYPE OF INDUSTRY:Sex
CASE CATEGORIZATION:Commercial Sexual Exploitation/Prostitution
FIRST CHARGE:Sex Trafficking of Children
FIRST CHARGE US/STATE CODE CITATION:18 USC 1591
FIRST CHARGE VERDICT/PLEA:Guilty Plea
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SECOND CHARGE:Transporting a minor to engage in criminal sexual activity
SECOND CHARGE US/STATE CODE CITATION:18 USC 2423(a)
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LENGTH OF GREATEST SENTENCE:240 months, supervised release for life
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FINE IMPOSED:$12,000
FORFEITURE IMPOSED:property
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APPEAL STILL PENDING?:Yes
SUMMARY:Defendants ran a prostitution business in Newark, New Jersey.  They forced minors and adult women into prostitution with violence and threats of violence.  Defendants took all the money the women made, arranged their appointments with men and provided the women with clothing, cell phones and housing.
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