New York man sentenced on sex trafficking charges in case broken in Harford

By Allan Vought

The Aegis

February 9, 2017, 3:44 PM

A New York man has been sentenced to prison for his involvement in the interstate sex trafficking of a 16-year-old girl in a case that was broken in Harford County in 2015.

U.S. District Judge James K. Bredar sentenced Raymond Idemudia Aigbekaen, 29, of Amityville, N.Y., in Baltimore on Tuesday to 15 years in prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for conspiracy to commit sex trafficking, sex trafficking of a minor and other charges related to the trafficking of a 16-year-old female for prostitution in Maryland, Virginia and New York, according to the Maryland U.S. Attorney's Office, which prosecuted Aigbekaen.

Bredar also ordered that upon his release from prison Aigbekaen will be required to register as a sex offender in the place where he lives, where he is an employee and where he is a student, under the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act, according to prosecutors. Aigbekaen is in federal custody.

According to information presented at his nine-day trial in September 2016, from late February through April 12, 2015, Aigbekaen and his co-defendant, Marcell Greene, trafficked a 16-year-old girl for prostitution...