The uncle of a 13-year-old Brooklyn girl saved the teenager and her friend from prostitution by posing as a customer after the two were convinced by a stranger to have sex for money, prosecutors say.
The girls, who have not been identified, met 25-year-old suspect Marcus (Melo) Sumpter while returning from a party on Aug. 30, 2014. Prosecutors say the two joined him at his Bedford-Stuyvesant apartment and had sex. The next day, with the help of a woman identified as Jasmine Goldstein, the two convinced the young girls to sell sex for money. Goldstein then reportedly took graphic photos of the teens and attempted to post them to Craigslist.com.
After some time, one of the girl?s uncles texted her out of concern and her response was a red flag, according to the NY Daily News.
“Want a date?” the text said. “Yes,” the shrewd relative replied. He came to the apartment…
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