New York City
Informant arrested for “Unspeakable Abuse.”
Lawrence Ray, who is a federal informant whose information helped in arresting a former NYPD commissioner, was arrested by FBI on the charges of sex trafficking. The prosecutor said during his statement in court that Ray targeted a group of college students and others for indoctrination and criminal exploitation. Ray is currently facing multiple charges including extortion, extortion conspiracy, sex trafficking, forced labour, forced labour trafficking, forced labour conspiracy, use of interstate commerce to promote unlawful activity and money laundering, among others.
Ray is accused of abusing students of the university at Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville where his daughter studied. He was arrested in New Jersey with one of his alleged victims and his daughter in his apartment. According to the reports he lived with some of the victims, first on the campus housing and then in Manhattan among other locations.