2 Long Island men indicted in separate national sex trafficking rings

Federal prosecutors say Lamont Young recruited women online for at least 10 years – beat them and even made them get tattoos of his street name.

News 12 Staff

Sep 28, 2023, 2:42 AM

Updated 262 days ago

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Two Long Island men were indicted for running national sex trafficking businesses.
Federal prosecutors say Lamont Young recruited women online for at least 10 years – beat them and even made them get tattoos of his street name.
News 12 is told one of the victims was a minor.
Federal prosecutors say Michail McKen subjected women to violence and prostitution for three years. Some were sent as far as Oregon.
McKen was arrested in Arizona. News 12 is told he had a gun in his car when it happened.
If convicted, both men face up to life in prison.


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