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Craig M. Sandberg Appointed by U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit to Represent Individual Convicted of Conspiracy Related to Sex Trafficking

For Immediate Release: March 3, 2011

Contact: Craig M. Sandberg, 312.263.7249,

Chicago, Illinois – Following a jury trial, Defendant was found guilty of conspiracy to commit various offenses against the United States in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 371 (Count 1); sex trafficking of children or by force, fraud, or coercion in violation of 18 U.S.C. §§ 2 and 1591(a)(1) and (b)(2) (Counts 6s, 8s, 10s, 12s, 14s, 16s, and 18s); and transportation of a person with intent that the person engage in prostitution in violation of 18 U.S.C. §§ 2 and 2421 (Counts 7s, 9s, 11s, 13s, 17s, 20s, and 21s). The district court sentenced Defendant to 324 months imprisonment.

WHAT: Direct appeal in United States v. Cephus (Docket No. 11-1098) from the United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana (Case No.2:09-cr-00043-RL-PRC-3)

WHO: Craig M. Sandberg of the law firm of Muslin & Sandberg. Mr. Sandberg represents the defendant pursuant to the Criminal Justice Act (“CJA”), Title 18, United States Code, §3006A the Criminal Justice Act (“CJA”), having been appointed by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

WHERE: United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, Everett McKinley Dirksen United States Courthouse, 219 South Dearborn Street, Chicago, Illinois

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