The U.S District Court in Chicago has indicted Lennie Perry, 44, with allegedly recruiting and sex trafficking eight minors into prostitution after concluding an investigation conducted by the FBI Chicago Child Exploitation Task Force.
According to the charges, his victims, some as young as 14, were trafficked between 2012 to 2014 and 2016 to 2017.
The arraignment for the eight counts of alleged sex trafficking is scheduled for November 7, 2018.
If proven guilty, Perry faces a minimum sentence of 15 years and a maximum of life in prison.
If you or someone you know is believed to be a victim of sexual exploitation, you are encouraged to call the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children’s 24-hour hotline at 1-800-843-5678.
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