Boston man pleads guilty to prostitution charges

BOSTON (AP) — A Boston man has pleaded guilty to transporting three women, one of whom was a minor, across state lines to engage in prostitution.

Federal prosecutors in Boston say 35-year-old Corey Smith pleaded guilty to the charges on Tuesday. He faces more than 12 years in prison and three years of probation at sentencing scheduled for Oct. 24.

Authorities say from January until March 2015, Smith transported the minor between Massachusetts, Georgia and Connecticut, so she could engage in prostitution.

One of the other women was transported between Massachusetts, Georgia, and Connecticut between November 2014 and June 2015 using threats and coercion, and the other was transported between Massachusetts and Connecticut in January and February of 2015.

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