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CASE NAME:United States v. Robert Lewis Young
ALL PLAINTIFFS:United States
ALL DEFENDANTS:Robert Lewis Young, Jeffrey McCoy, George Abro, Joe Awethe, Jody Spears, Gary Kimmel, Mark Luke White, Hae Sun Kim
CITATION:2006 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 8669
DOCKET NUMBER:NO. 05-CV-90039-DT
SOURCE:DOJ/US Attorney Website or Press Release, Lexis Search, News Article, Non-DOJ Press Release
TYPE OF CASE:Criminal
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TRIAL JUDGE(S):Lawrence P. Zatkoff
YEAR OF ARREST:2005
YEAR OF VERDICT:2007
TYPE OF COURT:Federal
STATE:Michigan
FEDERAL DISTRICT:Eastern District Court
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AGE OF VICTIM(S):Adult and Minor
NUMBER OF VICTIMS:5 +
GENDER OF VICTIM(S):Female
VICTIM'S COUNTRY OF ORIGIN:United States
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NUMBER OF DEFENDANT(S):8
GENDER OF DEFENDANT(S):Male
TYPE OF INDUSTRY:Sex
CASE CATEGORIZATION:Pornography, Commercial Sexual Exploitation/Prostitution
FIRST CHARGE:Sex trafficking of children
FIRST CHARGE US/STATE CODE CITATION:18 U.S.C. § 1591
FIRST CHARGE VERDICT/PLEA:Guilty Plea
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SECOND CHARGE:Use of interstate facility in aid of racketeering
SECOND CHARGE US/STATE CODE CITATION:18 U.S.C. § 1962
SECOND CHARGE VERDICT/PLEA:Guilty Plea
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THIRD CHARGE:Transportation of minor for criminal sexual activity
THIRD CHARGE US/STATE CODE CITATION:18 U.S.C. § 2421
THIRD CHARGE VERDICT/PLEA:Guilty Plea
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FOURTH CHARGE:Sexual exploitation of children
FOURTH CHARGE US/STATE CODE CITATION:18 U.S.C. § 2251
FOURTH CHARGE VERDICT/PLEA:Guilty Plea
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FIFTH CHARGE:Interstate distribution of child pornography
FIFTH CHARGE US/STATE CODE CITATION:18 U.S.C. § 2251
FIFTH CHARGE VERDICT/PLEA:Guilty Plea
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LENGTH OF GREATEST SENTENCE:25 years, 5 years supervised release
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FORFEITURE IMPOSED:Property
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SUMMARY:Defendants ran an escort service--bringing young women from Detroit and Chicago to Hawaii and forcing them into prostitution.  Defendants laundered the money they made from the victims.
Approval Status:Approved
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