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New York man guilty in sex trafficking case where victim, 16, was found at Harford hotel

New York man guilty in sex trafficking case where victim, 16, was found at Harford hotel

A New York man has pleaded guilty to federal sex trafficking charges involving a minor who was found by police at a Harford County hotel where prosecutors say she was being forced to participate in the commercial sex trade.

Marcell Greene, 28, of Wyandanch, N.Y., pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Baltimore Thursday to conspiracy to commit sex trafficking of a minor and to sex trafficking of a minor, according to the Maryland U.S. Attorney's Office.

According to his plea agreement, from February through April 2015, Greene and a co-defendant, who is awaiting trial, allegedly advertised a 16-year-old female on computer websites for commercial sex acts and transported her...

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