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US Couple Accused of Enticing Chinese Into Sex Trafficking

A New Hampshire husband and wife used a messaging system popular in China to entice women to come to the U.S. on tourist visas to serve in the sex industry in northern New England, according to court documents. Sou Chao Li, 37, and his wife, Derong Maio, 37, orchestrated an elaborate scheme involving at least 27 women and hotels and rented houses across Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont, prosecutors wrote. The pair made their initial appearance in court Thursday and will remain detained until their next hearing on Tuesday. The indictment unsealed Thursday upon their arrest indicated the pair arranged for travel for the women and collected proceeds either themselves or through intermediaries, the documents indicate. Daphne Hallett Donahue, attorney for the husband, said he was ``bewildered and exhausted'' when she met him in court after his arrest Thursday. She said she couldn't yet comment on details of the case.... If you wish to read this full breaking news headline article, US Couple Accused of Enticing Chinese Into Sex Trafficking, simply click on 'Read full story' below, but 1st please give 'Phuket Hotel Deals' a 'LIKE' or 'SHARE' before you visit 'VOA NEWS'. Thank you US Couple Accused of Enticing Chinese Into Sex Trafficking

 

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