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Snellville Couple Sentenced in Child Sex Trafficking Case

The judge gave Quintavis Deonte Dumas and Koya Tiffany Rooke 10 years in prison.

From the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia:

Two Snellville residents have been sentenced to 10 years in prison for sex trafficking of a child. 

Quintavis Deonte Dumas, 23, and Koya Tiffany Rooke, 24, also were ordered to pay a total of $17,572.47 in restitution.

Dumas and Rooke, who were boyfriend and girlfriend, were found guilty by a jury on Sept. 16, according to a news release. The evidence at trial showed that Dumas and Rooke were members of an organization that prostituted teenage girls in various states, including Virginia, Florida, South Carolina and Georgia.

Dumas and Rooke frequently would rent the cars that were used to transport the teenage victims to the various places where they were prostituted. The two also rented hotels rooms where commercial sex acts occurred and allowed their computer to be used to post advertisements that were posted on Backpage.com to solicit customers.

Rooke herself was a prostitute and sometimes performed commercial sex acts with customers along with the victims. Besides transporting victims and renting hotel rooms, Dumas carried a firearm to ensure that the proceeds were secure and sometimes obtained drugs that were provided to the teenage victims.

In March 2013, two other members of the ring, Edwin Barcus Jr. and Joshua Deonte Dumas, pleaded guilty to engaging in a Child Exploitation Enterprise. Barcus was sentenced to 25 years of imprisonment while Joshua Dumas was sentenced to 19.9 years of imprisonment.

This case was investigated by the Fairfax County Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Assistant United States Attorney Michael J. Frank and Special Assistant United States Attorney C. Alexandria Bogle prosecuted the case on behalf of the United States.
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