U.S. Attorney Neil H. MacBride

Two plead guilty in sex ring that recruited local high school girls

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By: Justin Jouvenal, Washington Post

Two associates of a Fairfax County-based Crips gang pleaded guilty Thursday to charges of running a prostitution ring that recruited and trafficked local high school girls, authorities said.

Michael Tavon Jeffries, 21, of Woodbridge and Christopher Sylvia, 23, of Springfield, admitted their role in the operation in federal court in Alexandria. They could be sentenced from 10 years to life in prison.

TEN Underage Girls Latest to be Victimized by Village Voice

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That’s right – 10 underage girls are the latest to be victimized and sold online by morally-bankrupt Village Voice Media, the alternative weekly newspaper chain which owns the classified web site, Backpage.com.

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