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Sex Trafficker Known As ‘King Kobra’ Sentenced to 262 Months in Prison

Steve Neavling
ticklethewire.com

A Philadelphia man who ran a prostitution business with unsuspecting girls ages 18 and younger was sentenced Monday to 262 months in prison, the FBI announced.

Rahim McIntyre, 35, was convicted on three counts of sex trafficking.

McIntyre, who also is known as King Kobra, was accused of psychologically manipulating girls to get them to do what he wanted.

McIntyre used photographs of the girls in lingerie to advertise them on the Internet.

A jury found McIntyre guilty on April 21.

FBI Nabs More than 150 Men for Forcing 105 Teenage Girls into Prostitution

Steve Neavling
ticklethewire.com

The FBI arrested more than 150 men over the past few days as part of a nationwide crackdown on child prostitution, the New York Times reports

The men are accused of forcing more than 100 teenage girls – some as young as 13 – into prostitution.

The arrests are part of a Justice Department program called the “Innocence Lost National Initiative,” which aims to end prostitution rings, The Times reported.

Most arrests occurred in Detroit, where 18 pimps were arrested and 10 girls rescued.

The arrests spanned across more than 70 cities.

FBI Hunting for Pimp Who Brags on Twitter

By Allan Lengel
ticklethewire.com

Twitter has gotten high grades for helping promote revolutions and for helping communicate the news.

Here’s one of the uses that doesn’t get high grades.

The FBI is hunting for a Chicago native who pimps underage girls and brags about it on Twitter, The Smoking Gun website reports.

Authorities have issued an arrest warrant for Marquist Bradford, 26, who has been charged with sex trafficking of children by force, fraud, or coercion, The Smoking Gun site reports.

Bradford is described as a wannabe rapper.

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FBI Wants Google’s Help in Accessing Pimp’s Phone

By Allan Lengel
ticklethewire.com

Technology is once again bumping up against law enforcement.

PC Magazine is reporting that the FBI has issued a warrant to get Google to give it a Gmail account and password and other info so it can tap into the Android cell phone of an alleged pimp suspected of playing a role in a human trafficking investigation.

PC reported that agents in the San Diego office seized a Samsung phone from suspected pimp Dante Dears on Jan. 17, but were unable to get past the lock on it.

To read more click here.

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