A Long Island man convicted of working a intercourse trafficking ring out of his aged dad and mom’ sprawling suburban dwelling was sentenced Tuesday to 9½ years in jail.
Raymond Rodio III, 49, was arrested in April 2019 and pleaded responsible in February to prices together with intercourse trafficking and selling prostitution. After he completes his jail sentence, Rodio should register as a intercourse offender and spend 5 years beneath court docket supervision.
“This defendant had a sex dungeon in his parents’ home and forced women into sex slavery,” Suffolk County District Attorney Tim Sini mentioned.
Rodio recruited girls by way of social media, bought them hooked on heroin or crack cocaine and compelled them to have intercourse with males in the basement of the Sound Beach dwelling or at close by motels, Sini mentioned.
Rodio operated the ring for about 4 years, victimized greater than 20 girls and compelled some to make use of a bucket as a substitute of a rest room after they wanted a rest room, in line with the district lawyer.
Rodio’s dad and mom might have identified “something untoward” was occurring, however not essentially that their son was working a prostitution ring, Sini mentioned. They weren’t charged with against the law.