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Atlanta Resident Jessica Loren Posey Recieves 7 Years for Sex Trafficking Involving Minors

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Atlanta resident, Jessica Loren Posey, 25, was sentenced on Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia to serve more than 7 years in prison for transporting a 16 year-old girl across State lines for the purpose of prostitution, as reported by the Gwinnett Patch. Posey was charged with transporting a minor who Posey met in 2010 when the girl was 16, as well as other minors, within Georgia as well as to Tennessee, Kentucky, and Ohio in order to engage in sex acts. Posey created advertisements featuring the minor, which she displayed online.

Atlanta has grown into a hub for sex trafficking of minors in the U.S. To learn more about this serious problem, visit INnocence ATLanta or Street Grace.

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