☷San Diego Man Sentenced for Sex Trafficking of Children
Federal Bureau of Investigation ( By Press Release office)
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San Diego Man Sentenced for Sex Trafficking of Children Assistant U . S . Attorney Joseph Orabona ( 619 ) 546 - 7951NEWS RELEASE SUMMARY – April 26 , 2022SAN DIEGO – Jonathan Madison of San Diego was sentenced in federal court yesterday to 100 months in prison for knowingly recruiting , advertising , and soliciting a teenage girl to engage in commercial sex acts . Madison pleaded guilty in February 2021 . In his plea agreement , Madison admitted that he transported underage girls and women and provided them to customers for commercial sex acts , which took place in California and Colorado from November 2017 through April 2020 . During this time , Madison transported , provided , maintained , and obtained an underage girl ( while she was 15 and 16 years old ) for the purpose of her to engage in commercial sex acts , including in San Diego County . As part of his human trafficking activities , Madison caused online advertisements of the underage girls and women to be posted on various websites for customers to solicit them for commercial sex . Madison also admitted that he videotaped himself having sexual intercourse with an underage girl and later transmitted the video to her by cell phone . Madison , aka “Jay Jay , ” “Boobutt , ” and “JT , ” was arrested in April 2020 on sex trafficking charges and ordered detained without bond by the Court . A federal grand jury returned an indictment in May 2020 against Madison charging him with sex trafficking of a minor . “This is a fitting sentence for a man engaged in trafficking of children , ” said U . S . Attorney Randy Grossman . “Our office will continue to seek justice when our community’s most vulnerable victims are subjected to these heinous crimes . ” Grossman thanked the prosecution team and members of the San Diego Human Trafficking Task Force for their excellent work on this case . “Today’s sentence sends a strong message to those who intentionally target and victimize children , ” said FBI Special Agent in Charge Stacey Moy . “The FBI and our law enforcement partners on the San Diego Human Trafficking Task Force will use all investigative resources to identify and prosecute those who prey on minors . ” Madison has been detained in custody since his arrest in April 2020 . At the sentencing hearing today , U . S . District Judge Cynthia A . Bashant not only imposed the 100 - month prison sentence , but also ordered Madison to serve a five - year term of supervised release and to pay a $5 , 000 mandatory penalty assessment pursuant to the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act . Madison will also be required to register as a sex offender under the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act . DEFENDANT Case Numbers: 20CR1228 - BASJonathan Madison Age: 31 San Diego , CASUMMARY OF CHARGESSex Trafficking of a Minor , in violation of Title 18 , United States Code , Section 1591Maximum Penalties: 10 - year mandatory minimum and a maximum of life in prison; mandatory Sex Offender Registration; a maximum term of supervised release of life; mandatory restitution to the victims . INVESTIGATING AGENCIESSan Diego Human Trafficking Task Force , which consists of:Federal Bureau of InvestigationCalifornia Department of JusticeCalifornia Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation – ParoleCalifornia Highway PatrolICE/Homeland Security InvestigationsNational City Police DepartmentSan Diego City Attorney’s OfficeSan Diego County District Attorney’s OfficeSan Diego County Probation DepartmentSan Diego County Sheriff’s DepartmentSan Diego Police DepartmentThe United States Attorney’s Office , Southern District of California
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