Trafficking in Persons (Sentencing Cases)

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Case Digests

Case Name Sentence Summary
R v A.E.,
2018 ONSC 471 (CanLII)
10 years Summary of case is pending.
R v Alexis-McLymont and Elgin and Hird,
2018 CanLII 8524 (ON SC)
6 years (global, Alexis-McLymont)
9 years (global, Hird)
Elgin and Hird were convicted of human trafficking offences relating to persons under 18, sexual interference, sexual assault and unlawful confinement. Alexis-McLymont was convicted of human trafficking offences relating to persons under 18.
R v NA,
2017 ONCJ 665 (CanLII)
[per Monahan PCJ]
R v DA,
2017 ONSC 3722 (CanLII)
[1]
R v Campbell,
2017 ONSC 26 (CanLII)
45 months (global) Summary of case is pending.[2]
R v Deiaco,
2017 ONSC 3174 (CanLII)
8 years (global) The offender plead guilty to trafficking in persons related offences, kidnapping and unlawful confinement, assault causing bodily harm, and use of an imitation weapon. The main victim travelled to Toronto to enter a drug rehabilitation facility. She met the accused who connected her with a source of drugs in exchange for sex and prostitution. She escaped and then was found again by the accused and his associates where she and her boyfriend were badly assaulted. The offender was 32 years old with a long criminal history.[3]
R v NJ,
2017 ONSC 3995 (CanLII)
5 years The offender plead guilty to assault x 2 and procuring under s. 212(1)(h) x 4.
R v RS,
2017 ONCA 141 (CanLII)
5 years Appeal from 2016 ONSC 2939 (CanLII)
R v Finestone,
2017 ONCJ 22 (CanLII)
4 years The offender was convicted of trafficking persons under the age of 18 years. The victim was 16 years old at the time. The Court finds the mandatory minimum of 5 years to be cruel and unusual punishment.
R v S, 2016 ONSC 2939 (CanLII), [2016] O.J. No. 2411 (S.C.) Human trafficking (5 years)
benefit from trafficking (3 years)Withholding documents (6 months)
assault (1 year)
threats (6 months)
breach (6 months)
Summary of case is pending.[4]
R v Byron,
2014 ONSC 990 (CanLII)
6 years procuring, living off avails and aiding person under age of 18 to engage in prostitution as well as human trafficking.
R v Moazami,
2015 BCSC 2055 (CanLII)
23 years The offender was convicted of living off the avails of prostitution.
R v McPherson,
2013 ONSC 1635 (CanLII)
4 years The offender was convicted of living off the avails under s. 212. [5]
R v Wallace,
2009 ABCA 300 (CanLII)
3 years Summary of case is pending.
R v Mfizi,
2008 CanLII 29779 (ON SC), [2008] O.J. No. 2430 (Sup. Ct.)
8 years The offender procured a 17 year old female to work as a prostitute. She worked for him for about 3 months. He assaulted her on multiple occasions. [per Thorburn J]
R v Bennett,
[2004] O.J. No. 1146 (C.A.)
4.5 years The offender compelled three underage females to enter into prostitution. [6]
R v Tang (1997),
1997 ABCA 174 (CanLII)
Summary of case is pending.
  1. see case summary at 2018 CanLII 8524 (ON SC) at para 58
  2. see for summary 2018 ONSC 471 (CanLII), at para 64
  3. see case summary at 2018 CanLII 8524 (ON SC) at para 57
  4. short summary found at 2017 ONSC 26 (CanLII) at para 73
  5. short summary found at 2017 ONSC 26 (CanLII) at para 75
  6. short summary found at 2017 ONSC 26 (CanLII) at para 74

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