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2 indicted on sex trafficking charges

Monday - 7/29/2013, 9:29pm  ET

GREENBELT, Md. (AP) -- Two people have been charged in a superseding indictment with conspiracy to commit sex trafficking in a plot that involved threatening people with guns to force them into prostitution.

Thirty-one-year-old Jean Claude Roy and 19-year-old Brittney Creason of Decatur, Ill. were named in the indictment, which was returned July 24. Creason was arrested Monday in Las Vegas; Roy, who was named in the initial indictment, remains detained.

According to the indictment, Roy forced a person to engage in commercial sex acts, took the victim across state lines to engage in prostitution and brandished a gun to facilitate the sex trafficking.

Roy and Creason are also alleged to have conspired to force three individuals to engage in commercial sex acts.

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