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Transportation of Minors Attorney

July 11, 2020 Federal Criminal Attorneys

If you or a loved one is in the midst of a federal criminal case, you need licensed and skilled legal counsel fighting for you. A guilty verdict in such a matter can seriously hurt your future and potentially even make it hard for you to obtain housing and employment for the rest of your life. Depending on the details of the crime, it might also put you in peril of lifetime sex offender registration. 

18 U.S. Code § 2423 – Understanding the Legislation Regarding the Transportation of Minors

Transportation of minors is a complex charge.  This is because there are a number of different variations of this criminal offense. 

  1. One of these variations is transportation of a minor with intent to engage in criminal sexual acts. This offense involves an individual consciously transporting a minor in any U.S. territory with the intent that the minior child will take part in prostitution or any other sexual activity that is categorized as a criminal offense. 
  2. Another variation on this offense is travel with the intention of engaging in illicit sexual conduct. These are cases in which a person travels in the United States, or a United States citizen travels in foreign commerce, and takes part in any illicit sexual conduct with another individual. 
  3. You can also face a charge for attempt and conspiracy or facilitation of the travel of someone taking part in illicit sexual conduct. The term “illicit sexual conduct” is defined as a sexual act with an individual under the age of 18. The legal definition also encompasses commercial sex acts and production of child pornography.

The Repercussions for Transportation of Minors

Due to the fact that charges of transportation of minors can encompass a variety of crimes, the details of your specific case will have a significant impact on your sentence. Possible penalties may come in the form of fines, jail time, or both. You will require a seasoned defense attorney representing you if you want to have a chance at a favorable outcome in your case. Offenses involving minors are very grave, and the United States punishes the guilty bitterly. If you’re looking at accusations, get in touch with an attorney as soon as possible to protect your future.

Should you find yourself involved in transportation with intent to take part in criminal sexual activity, you could be in peril of a fine and prison time for a minimum of 10 years. If you get charged with the crime of travel with intent to engage in illicit sexual conduct, you might potentially be punished with a fine, incarceration for as much as 30 years, or both. If you knowingly assist the travel of an individual who is engaged in illicit sexual conduct in foreign locations, you may be ordered to pay a fine, imprisonment for as much as 30 years, or both.

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