In 2012, Alaska passed laws against sex trafficking—the practice of using force to coerce individuals into selling sex.
The change reflects a general reconsideration of prostitution laws in many parts of the country and the world.
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One night a few years ago, when Jane was 13, a man she’d grown up with stumbled into the room she shared with her two sisters in Tanana, Alaska, a tiny village northwest of Fairbanks, and climbed on top of her.
He was drunk and aggressive.“He tried getting into my clothes,” recalls Jane (whose name has been changed for this story).
Some persons listed might no longer be registered sex offenders and others might have been added.
Many of the recordings are from the Anchorage Jail, where prosecutors say Mujahid continued to run his ring even after being arrested on other charges.
Keyana "Koko" Marshall, 21, was there for the first time. She spent much of the half-hour proceeding with her head down and her mohawk pointed toward the judge.
She was arrested Friday after being on the run for weeks, looking quite different from the "wanted" photo police released of her, with her long locks now replaced by a shaved head and a four-inch, orange mohawk. She is accused of prostitution and conspiring with the others in the ring.
Sabil Mumin Mujahid, 52, is the alleged ringleader.
The fourth defendant, Rand Hooks, 50, was a landlord of an apartment where the business operated and is accused of various crimes including exchanging rent money for sex with some of the victims.