Kenneth Graham

Federal Agents Crack Down on Child Exploitation

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By: Rachel Elzufon, wkbw.com

Prostitution rings and massage parlors are problems that are not new to Western New York.

However, few realize many of the victims are local children. Now one agency is trying to crack down on child exploitation.

Experts say they cannot even guess how many victims of human trafficking are children from the region.

An anonymous girl, trafficked as a teenager, writes an emotional poem -- ""Your pleasure, My pain. No it's not a game. Nothing can face me. No one knows my name."

Case #169 & 170 - Man Charged with Sex Trafficking of Minors

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By: 13wham.com

A Buffalo man man was arrested Thursday and charged with sex trafficking of minors.

Kenneth Graham, 24, of Amherst, N.Y., faces up to 10 years in federal prison and a $250,000 fine if convicted.

According to the criminal complaint, between 2010 and August 2012, Graham recruited, promoted and profited from the prostitution activities of two minor girls knowing - or in reckless disregard of the fact - that the girls were under the age of 18. Graham also recruited, promoted and profited from a third victim, a woman in her 20s.

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