A 35-year-old Philadelphia man has been sentenced to nearly 22 years in prison for sex trafficking young vulnerable women.
It took the jury little more than three hours to convict Rahim McIntyre of three of the four charges against him, including taking part in interstate commercial sex trafficking.
Testimony in an alleged human trafficking for sex case has ended in federal court in Philadelphia.
The horror of human trafficking has a face — and a voice — and a federal judge has heard victim impact from a minor victim of a convicted sex trafficker.
Federal authorities have gotten a conviction in a human trafficking case that spanned the east coast, and reached our area.
Officials say this case is part of a concerted effort to crack down on the disturbingly common crime of human trafficking.
Federal prosecutors say defendant Rashaad McIntyre was running a prostitution operation that employeed girls under the age of 18.