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CASE NAME:United States v. Shawn Michael Clark
ALL PLAINTIFFS:United States
ALL DEFENDANTS:Shawn Michael Clark
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DOCKET NUMBER:1:09-cr-00336
SOURCE:Bloomberg, Lexis Search
TYPE OF CASE:Criminal
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TYPE OF TRIAL:Jury
TRIAL JUDGE(S):Thomas D. Schroeder
YEAR OF ARREST:2009
YEAR OF VERDICT:2010
TYPE OF COURT:Federal Court
STATE:North Carolina
FEDERAL DISTRICT:Middle District Court
STATE COUNTY:Guilford
AGE OF VICTIM(S):Minor
NUMBER OF VICTIMS:4 +
GENDER OF VICTIM(S):Female
VICTIM'S COUNTRY OF ORIGIN:Unknown
METHOD OF ENTRY INTO THE U.S.:Unknown
WAS VICTIM CHARGED WITH A CRIME:No
NUMBER OF DEFENDANT(S):1
GENDER OF DEFENDANT(S):Male
TYPE OF INDUSTRY:Labor and Sex
CASE CATEGORIZATION:Commercial Sexual Exploitation/Prostitution
FIRST CHARGE:Trafficking for labor and services
FIRST CHARGE US/STATE CODE CITATION:18 U.S.C. § 1590
FIRST CHARGE VERDICT/PLEA:Guilty Plea
FIRST CHARGE SENTENCE:240 months + 36 months supervised release
SECOND CHARGE:Sex trafficking of a minor
SECOND CHARGE US/STATE CODE CITATION:18 U.S.C. § 1591
SECOND CHARGE VERDICT/PLEA:Guilty Plea
SECOND CHARGE SENTENCE:360 months + 300 months supervised release
THIRD CHARGE:Forced Labor of a Minor
THIRD CHARGE US/STATE CODE CITATION:18 U.S.C. § 1590
THIRD CHARGE VERDICT/PLEA:Dismissed
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FOURTH CHARGE:Felon in Possession of a Firearm
FOURTH CHARGE US/STATE CODE CITATION:18 U.S.C. § 922 (g)(1), 924 (a)(2)
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LENGTH OF GREATEST SENTENCE:360 months
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APPEAL:Yes
EXPLANATION OF APPEAL:Appealed Sentence
APPELLATE OPINION CITATION:442 Fed. Appx. 774; 2011 U.S. App. LEXIS 16482 (4th Cir. N.C. 2011)
HOLDING OF APPEALS COURT:Affirm
APPEAL STILL PENDING?:No
SUMMARY:Shawn Michael Clark enticed a number of females, some under the age of 18, into a life of prostitution, lowering their resistance to numerous commercial sex acts with adult men in part by supplying them with illegal narcotics, coercing commission of the commercial sex acts by physical force, keeping the proceeds of the commercial sex acts, and advertising the prostitution services on the internet and by use of cellular telephones. In this indictment, 4 minor females were alleged to be victims of the defendant. Clark plead guilty to multiple counts of trafficking for labor or services of a minor and sex trafficking of a minor.
Approval Status:Approved
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