Police: Man lied about being sex trafficking victim

February 19, 2018 05:27 PM

A Kentucky man is under arrest in Warren County, accused of lying about being a victim of sex trafficking.

Police say in January, Samuel Sebastian used a fake name and filed a false report that he was brought to the area against his will.

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While investigating, police uncovered his real identity and found he was arrested in California and Maine for similar false reports.

Sebastian is now being held in the Warren County Jail.


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