Suffolk County, NY (February 28, 2019) – Following an extensive investigation, police have arrested eleven individuals who were allegedly involved in a sex trafficking ring on Long Island. The arrest was announced on Thursday morning, February 28, and targeted a total of eleven people, from West Babylon to Mastic, according to authorities.
Investigators who worked on the case have stated that at least 10 young women were victimized by the suspects, who were reported to have used drugs and violence in order to force the women into sex. The trafficking ring was believed to have operated throughout New York and into Connecticut, and suspects are reported to have used various forms of assault and different threats against the victims.
At this time, police are currently continuing their investigation into the situation as they build their case against the perpetrators. No further information has been released.
At Hach & Rose, we are passionate about holding those who sexually abuse other individuals accountable for their despicable actions, and we firmly believe that each and every victim deserves the most experienced representation possible. Before moving on, we would first like to express our sincere sorrow for the 10 women who were horribly abused by these suspects, as we maintain hope for their physical, emotional, and mental recovery.
Sexual abuse in New York occurs far too often, and we are dedicated to assisting the victims of such heinous acts. Our dedicated and compassionate attorneys recognize the extreme suffering that so many victims have been forced to endure, and we are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have at this time. If you or a loved one has been the victim of sexual abuse in New York, please don’t hesitate to call us at 212-779-0057 today.
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