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September 8, 2015

Kansas City Man Sentenced for Transporting an Individual for Prostitution

KANSAS CITY, MO—Tammy Dickinson, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that a Kansas City, Mo., man was sentenced in federal court today for transporting an individual across states lines for prostitution.

Milton Charles Wilson, also known as “Barbwire,” 59, of Kansas City, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Gary A. Fenner to 10 years in federal prison without parole.

On April 1, 2015, Wilson and co-defendant Kayla Pinkerton, also known as “Foxy,” 20, of Lee’s Summit, Mo., pleaded guilty to transporting an individual across state lines to engage in prostitution in Kansas in December 2013. Pinkerton was sentenced on July 27, 2015, to 16 months in prison.

Wilson admitted that he advertised the victim for prostitution on Backpage.com and paid for a hotel room at the American Inn in North Kansas City, Mo. Wilson transported Pinkerton and the victim to various locations in Missouri and Kansas, including at least two trips to Overland Park, Kan., for the purpose of prostitution.

This case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Patrick D. Daly. It was investigated by the Kansas City, Mo., Police Department, the FBI, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

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