WJBK - A Monroe County district court judge has been charged for allegedly hiring and transporting women for sex, according to the state attorney general's office and could face 20 years in prison. Officials says Monroe County 1st District Judge Jarod Calkins has been charged with four counts of hiring women for the purpose of prostitution, which carries a day jail sentence, and one count of transporting a person for the purpose of prostitution, which can lead to up to 20 years in prison. That's when MSP First District Special Investigation Section discovered someone matching Calkins' description was arranging for women to meet him to trade sex for money. According to the felony complaint filed this week, Judge Calkins set up accounts on Tinder, OKCupid, and Facebook under the name 'Michael Calkins' before meeting with four victims. The complaint says he discussed a 'sugar daddy relationship with them all and also said he wanted to engage in BDSM with them. The first woman said she met him on the dating site OKCupid.
What is human trafficking?
What is human trafficking? - Anti-Slavery International
MEANS: Threat or use of force, coercion, abduction, fraud, deception, abuse of power or vulnerability, or giving payments or benefits to a person in control of the victim;. Sex trafficking—whether within a country or across national borders—violates basic human rights, including the rights to bodily integrity, equality, dignity, health, security, and freedom from violence and torture. Key international human rights treaties, including the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women CEDAW , consider sex trafficking a form of sex discrimination and a human rights violation. Millions of women and girls around the world are exploited in the commercial sex industry i.
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