Micronesian Couple Pleads Guilty in Washington to Withholding Passport in Connection with Human Trafficking Violations

Posted: Tuesday, August 2, 2011 / Department of Justice

TACOMA, Wash.– Edk Kenit, 29, and Choimina Lukas, 31, a Micronesian couple living in Longview, Wash., pleaded guilty today to document servitude in connection with a scheme to compel the labor of an 18-year-old woman, also from Micronesia.  They each face a maximum sentence of five years in prison and a fine of up to $250,000.

Link: http://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/2011/August/11-crt-999.html

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