Plymouth County Keeps Puritanism Alive With Bogus Sex Trafficking Stings
Puritanism is still alive in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, only now it poses as saving people from human trafficking. Earlier this month, five men were charged with “trafficking a person for sexual servitude” after showing up for a sexual tryst at a Plymouth County hotel.
The sting operation was conducted by Massachusetts State Police, the Boston Police Human Trafficking Task Force, and local cops from Plymouth County and the city of Rockland, according to a statement from Plymouth County District Attorney Tim Cruz. Authorities posted ads online pretending to be an adult sex worker.
Five men, ages 26 to 49, took the bait, responding to the ad and showing up at the arranged meeting point. They were expecting to meet an adult woman who wanted to have sex with them, albeit for a fee. Instead, they were arrested and face charges for sex trafficking.
If convicted, they’ll be sentenced to a mandatory minimum of five years in prison without the possibility of parole, plus mandatory registration on the Massachusetts Sex Offender Registry. The possible punishment for trafficking an adult for sexu
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