Man Pleads Guilty in Federal Court to Pimping

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SANTA ANA (CNS) - A 25-year-old Stockton man pleaded guilty in federal court in Santa Ana today to pimping a teenage girl from Southern California to Nevada and Arizona.

Christian Alexander Augustus pleaded guilty to a count of transportation of a minor in interstate commerce to engage in prostitution and criminal sexual activity.

Augustus took the teen from Los Angeles County to Las Vegas for prostitution in April 2019, and also pimped her from December 2018 to July 2019 in Los Angeles and Orange counties to Las Vegas and Phoenix, according to federal prosecutors.

Augustus is scheduled to be sentenced Nov. 29.

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