Police announce arrest of men accused of trafficking 15-year-old girls in Toronto condo

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Toronto Police say two 19-year-old brothers are facing several charges for allegedly being involved in trafficking trafficking young girls into the sex trade. Investigators say there could be more victims. – Apr 18, 2023

Toronto police say two brothers have been arrested as part of a child sex trafficking investigation.

Investigators believed a 15-year-old girl was recruited and brought into the sex trade in Toronto. Police said officers from Toronto and Durham were involved in the investigation.

Police said that, over four days, the girl was trafficked in a short-term Toronto rental condominium. The money paid during those four days as a result of the sex trafficking was given to two wanted men, police said.

As part of the investigation, Toronto police said they rescued the girl from the condominium.

Investigators said a separate, similar incident took place.

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“Another 15-year-old girl from Toronto was procured into the sex trade for the material benefit of one of the accused person,” Toronto police said, saying the reported offence took place in October.

“Police rescued the girl at a short-term condominium rental.”

Officers alleged that one of the men assaulted the girl in November.

In February, an arrest warrant was issued Sebastian “SB” Lucchesi, a 19-year-old.

He was arrested on April 6 and faces a range of charges that include publishing images without consent, two counts of transmitting child pornography and one count of trafficking persons under 18 years old by recruiting.

Previously, in November, his 19-year-old brother Kye Lucchesi was also arrested.

His charges include procuring persons under 18 years old, advertising another person’s sexual services and one count of material benefit from sexual services provided by someone under 18.

Toronto police said investigators were concerned there could be more victims and released images of the two accused men.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7474 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477).

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