Deliberations continue in alleged Suffolk sex-slave case

A jury is deliberating the case of three men accused of running a sex-slave operation in Suffolk. Antonio Rivera and two other men are accused

WOODBURY - A jury is deliberating the case of three men accused of running a sex-slave operation in Suffolk. Antonio Rivera and two other men are accused of forcing undocumented women to have sex with patrons at Rivera's two bars in Farmingville and Lake Ronkonkoma from 2007-2009. Rivera's lawyer, Glenn Obedin, argues the alleged victims were already in the sex-trade business and were not forced into anything. Deliberations will continue tomorrow for the third day. If convicted, the defendants face life in prison.

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