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Fairfax Gang Members Plead Guilty In Prostitution Ring

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Two of the five members of the Crips street gang have pleaded guilty.

Two men linked to a a violent street gang are pleading guilty to their roles in running a prostitution ring that recruited high school girls.

Twenty-one-year-old Michael Jefferies of Woodbridge and 23-year-old Christopher Sylvia of Springfield entered guilty pleas today in federal court to single counts of sex trafficking involving juveniles. They each face a mandatory minimum of 10 years in prison.

The two were among five people arrested last month in what prosecutors said was a long-running prostitution ring. Gang members would recruit girls at school or approach them on the street. Some were plied with drugs and alcohol; others were threatened with violence if they tried to leave.


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