What happened to Kenneth?

Age: 52

Kenneth is assigned to defend a pimp accused of violating the sex offender registration act. He argues in court that sex trafficking is not deemed a sex crime under current law. His client is sentenced to 6-12 years in state prison for leading a prostitution ring that forced girls as young as 15 years old into the sex trade. However, because the client is already a Level 2 sex offender, a second sex offense would have raised him to level 3.

A reporter discovers the discrepancy and confirms that sex trafficking is a sex crime under law. The Attorney General makes a statement encouraging the judge to up the charges, noting that the prison sentence will not change, even if the judge makes it a sex crime.

 

Thank you for coming to see Traffick at the Cincinnati Fringe Festival. We welcome you to continue the discussion on sex slavery in our community by sharing your experience in the comments.

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