December 22, 2017

Monroe man charged with sex and drug trafficking

SCRANTON - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Fredrick Brown, 35, of Monroe County, Pennsylvania, was indicted by a federal grand jury on sex and drug trafficking charges.

The indictment alleges that between 2011 and 2014 Brown trafficked multiple women as prostitutes through force, threat, and coercion.  One of the victims Brown is alleged to have forced to commit commercial sex acts was under the age of eighteen.  The indictment further charges Brown with distribution and possession with intent to distribute over 280 grams of cocaine base, or “crack.” 

Brown could face up to life in prison if convicted.

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