Fox News, July 26, 2010
Afghan MP’s Son Arrested for Prostitution Business and Human Trafficking in USA
“Abbas frequently recruited girls who had problems with immigration or other issues including the hoarding of their passports is frequently what he would do”
April 22: Three men arrested in charge with human trafficking. They were accused of wooing girls into prostitution. In some cases the girls were minors and blackmailed into taking part. MyFox’s Paul Wagner is live in the news room now with the story, Paul.
Arash Abbas is the son of Ghulam Abbas Noyan (standing), currently MP. The sons and relatives of many MPs in Afghanistan have impunity and are not persecuted for their crimes. Bashira ( ) was raped by Haji Payinda's ( ) son but he was never arrested or prosecuted. (Photo: Parliamentarians for Global Action)
We’re shown in the last three weeks the police have shut down three different operations all doing business in our area. In one of them the police say a man recruited minors as prostitutes, used Craigslist to advertise for clients and did it all while never leaving New York City.
In a second and separate case police say Arash Abbas ran an organization using adult girls he would book into high end hotel rooms across the county. A woman who worked for Abbas told police: “She claimed that often she would reserve rooms at hotels under her name for some of the girls working for Abbas. She indicated that all the girls working for Abbas were there for no other reason than to engage in prostitution.”
“Abbas frequently recruited girls who had problems with immigration or other issues including the hoarding of their passports is frequently what he would do,” said Detective Sergeant Ken Penrod from Montgomery Country Police.
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