NEW HAVEN — A Jamaican man has been sentenced to more than 10 years in prison for sex trafficking of minors in Connecticut.
Federal prosecutors say 26-year-old Wellington Brown recruited five victims for prostitution, luring some of them with false promises of modeling careers.
Brown was sentenced Thursday in federal court in New Haven to 10 1 / 2years in prison.
Authorities say the victims engaged in prostitution at hotels in Stratford and Milford and provided tens of thousands of dollars to Brown.
Brown, a former resident of Hartford, pleaded guilty in March to conspiracy to commit sex trafficking of a minor and five counts of sex trafficking of a...