Jury Finds New Haven Man Guilty of Sex Trafficking During Last Year’s Super Bowl

December 21, 2021

A federal jury said a man from New Haven was found guilty of commercial sex trafficking during last year’s Super Bowl in Miami.

The U.S Attorney’s Office in Florida said 48-year-old Edward Walker brought two adult woman and a 17-year-old girl to Miami from Connecticut to engage in commercial sex acts during the Super Bowl.

Court officials said Walker “emotionally, psychologically and financially coerced the victims into soliciting customers and having sex with them in exchange for money, all of which Walker kept.”

Additional evidence also showed that Walker planned to take the women to Chicago, New Orleans and Las Vegas to further sexually exploit them, officials said.


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