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ANCHORAGE — An Anchorage man was convicted on five counts of sex trafficking of minors, three counts of production of child pornography and two counts of being a felon in possession of a firearm.
The verdict came after a three-day federal bench trial with Senior U. District Judge Ralph R. While at the apartment, they created an online advertisement that was used to market the minors. Grant then assisted his co-conspirator in trafficking the victims; encouraging them to perform sex acts for money; serving as protection for the minors and driving one of the minors to a date to perform sex acts. Additionally, Grant produced child pornography with one of the minors on two separate occasions. Grant was arrested by Anchorage Police Department following a shooting on December 12, When arrested Grant was in possession of two weapons.
Because Grant had ly been convicted of a felony, possession of those guns was illegal. Grant remained in custody and was indicted by a federal grand jury on January 15, Grant was captured and later indicted on February 23,for escape by prisoner in custody and failure to appear. Attorney Bryan Wilson of the District of Alaska.
Our office will remain steadfast in our pursuit of all those who perpetuate sex trafficking of children. Sentencing is scheduled for July 14 at a. As a result of his convictions, Grant faces a sentencing range of not less than 15 years in prison and up to life. Grant also faces a term of supervised release following prison of not less than five years and up to life. Sentences are imposed by a federal district court judge based upon the U.
Sentencing Guidelines and other statutory factors. The task force marshals federal, state and local resources to better locate, apprehend and prosecute individuals who exploit children through sex trafficking, as well as to identify and recover victims. This case was brought as part of Project Safe Childhood, a nationwide initiative to combat the growing epidemic of child exploitation and abuse launched in May by the Department of Justice. Led by U. For more information about Project Safe Childhood, please visit www.
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