Reporter: Now, caitlin hunt did express in some of the text messages, she knew she could get in trouble for contacting the girl. And it often happens because the parents report it. According to the Inquirer, the girl managed to escape and reconnect with her family after two years at the motel. The footage was recorded earlier this summer, but surfaced this week. Two South Florida brothers were behind bars Tuesday accused of forcing a 16-year-old girl to have sex with nearly two dozen men a night, authorities said.
Bogacski Thomas and Tavarus Ballard, both 24, are facing charges including human trafficking, lewd or lascivious battery on a child between 12 and 16 and deriving support from the proceeds of prostitution. Once the girl's father has agreed to the engagement, she is pulled out of school immediately. The state attorney, and can do anything they want to. And that's causing part of the problem. Everyone can do something and every little bit counts. Usually these girls become mothers in their early teens, while they are still children themselves.
Now that she's been prosecuted, and it happens in other cases, when you get an 18-year-old and a 14-year-old and 15-year-old and you get the 18-year-old prosecuted, it happens. But first, we celebrate, and we want you to send your best toast our way! We can't be held responsible for your actions. Parents sometimes remove their daughters from school to protect them from the possibility of sexual activity outside of wedlock. But the suspects are looking at life felonies under the Florida's new human trafficking laws. And then, they got these laws in the vast majority of states, where basically it says, technically, if you had sex with a minor, senior and freshman, you can be prosecuted.
This was the reason Destaye was given to him at such a young age. The young wife posed for a portrait with former classmate Ghada, also a child bride, outside their home in Hajjah. The money collected would pay for their hotel, food and drugs — drugs that they forced the teen to take. First major mistake for kaitlyn, those text messages.
These now been charged with an additional crime. That also means they cannot bond out of jail. That's a violation of the law. Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle held a news conference to announce the arrests and said it's one of the worst cases she's seen. Over nearly a decade, photographer Stephanie Sinclair has investigated the phenomenon of child marriage in India, Yemen, Afghanistan, Nepal and Ethiopia.
But the high school freshman suffered from torn muscle tissue and a pulled hamstring and is receiving physical therapy. The Inquirer notes that those responsible for trafficking the teen were convicted and sentenced to prison. Both were being held without bond Tuesday and it was unknown if they have attorneys. Abc news spoke to hunt's parents this spring about what they said they feared most. A Syrian father recalls the shelling of his home and the dangers that drove him to flee the country with his four young children.
. In all of these cases, put aside the same-sex, different sex. But people laughing at you makes it more difficult. Five Denver public school officials have been placed on leave. Fifteen-year-old Destaye and her husband divide their time between working in the fields and taking care of their 6-month-old baby.
All of her goals will be unreachable. The minute they indicted her, she's in big trouble here because of the law. I think there's a mistake, not accepting the plea deal. I certainly don't see her as a danger to the community. There was sexual activity between a 14-year-old child and an 18-year-old adult.