Minnesota Political Advisor gonna need some advice

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Minnesota Political Advisor gonna need some advice

Post by Tirant_Loblanc » Fri Aug 13, 2021 4:02 pm

Indictment

The well-connected seem to like 'em young............
The actual indictment is a pdf attachment at the bottom of the press release. At the bottom of the pdf is the list of property subject to seizure.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, August 12, 2021
Minneapolis Man Charged in Child Sex Trafficking Conspiracy
ST. PAUL, Minn. – A Minneapolis man has been arrested and indicted on federal sex trafficking charges for allegedly recruiting six minor victims to engage in commercial sex acts, announced Acting United States Attorney W. Anders Folk.

According to court documents, from May 2020 through December 2020, Anton Joseph Lazzaro, a/k/a “Tony Lazzaro,” 30, conspired with others to recruit and solicit six minor victims to engage in commercial sex acts. Lazzaro, who was taken into custody earlier today by FBI agents, made his initial appearance in United States District Court before Magistrate Judge Becky Thorson.

The indictment charges Lazzaro with one count of conspiracy to commit sex trafficking of minors, five counts of sex trafficking of minors, one count of attempted sex trafficking of a minor, and three counts of obstruction. Lazzaro will remain in custody pending a formal detention hearing on August 16, 2021.

Based on the evidence obtained in this investigation, authorities believe there may be additional victims of the alleged conduct. Anyone with information about this matter is encouraged to call the FBI Minneapolis Division at 763-569-8000.

This case is the result of an investigation conducted by the FBI, the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, the Minneapolis Police Department, the West Hennepin Public Safety Department, and the Wright County Sheriff’s Office.

Assistant U.S. Attorneys Laura M. Provinzino, Angela M. Munoz, and Emily A. Polachek are prosecuting the case.

An indictment is merely an allegation and all defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

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Download Lazzaro indictment.pdf
Topic(s):
Human Trafficking
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Re: Minnesota Political Advisor gonna need some advice

Post by vorlon » Fri Aug 13, 2021 5:01 pm

A good use of LE resources. If he's guilty, I hope he rots in jail for the rest of his life.
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Re: Minnesota Political Advisor gonna need some advice

Post by Tirant_Loblanc » Mon Aug 16, 2021 9:11 am

The name redacted from the indictment above appears to have been that of Gisela Castro Medina, a 19 year-old arrested in Florida yesterday.
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