A Cleveland man was convicted Thursday of human trafficking and prostitution in Towson, according to a release from the Baltimore County State’s Attorney’s Office.
Bennie Veasey, 32, “lured” a 19-year-old woman into his prostitution ring, the release states. Veasey, the victim and another woman traveled to a hotel in Towson where Veasey coerced the victim into prostitution.
The woman was picked up by Baltimore County police in a sting operation on April 17.
Veasey forced the woman to give him the woman she earned from prostituting herself to pay for lawyer fees accrued from a rape charge in Cleveland.
Sentencing will happen sometime in the “near future,” the release states.
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