Listen: New York: Lawrence Ray Accused Of Forcing Daughter’s Friends Into Labor, Prostitution While Extorting $1 Million
"We turn next the allegations involving a college students father. He's accused of preying on his daughters friends. At at Sarah Lawrence College authorities. He moved into her dorm room and tonight among the charges now sex trafficking extortion. Here's ABC's Diane Macedo Tonight. Federal agents call it a crime that shocks the conscience sixty year old. Larry Ray accused of manipulating his daughter's college classmates committing extortion forced labor and even sex trafficking conduct. I'm makes you angry. According to the indictment it started in twenty ten when ray got out of prison and moved into his daughters Dorm Room at Sarah Lawrence College in Westchester New York. Prosecutors say he started convincing his daughter's roommate's they were broken and and in need of fixing it was here that he laid the groundwork for psychological conditioning. That would eventually lead. These young adults become unwitting victims. Prosecutors say he made eight up lies about his victims coerce their false confessions than US those confessions to extort roughly a million dollars from them even forcing at least one victim into prostitution to to Shen and at times resorting to physical violence rates high. This victim to a chair plays the plastic bag over her head and almost suffocated for the FBI says it launched the investigation after New York magazine. Detailed the story in twenty one thousand nine hundred and David Sarah Lawrence says it conducted unintentional investigation. After after that article came out but could not substantiate those claims in a statement they call the charges disturbing ray faces life in prison if convicted"