“This couple trafficked a 13-year-old girl for commercial sex who they knew was a vulnerable runaway,” U.S. Attorney Byung J. “BJay” Pak said in the news release.
Prosecutors said Brantley invited the child to his hotel room on Fulton Industrial Boulevard and directed his then-girlfriend, Brinson, to take nude photos of the child.
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According to an indictment, the couple posted nine ads for sex on the now-defunct website Backpage in June 2016, alleging the girl was 20 years old.
They used the girl for six days.
An acquaintance of the couple tipped off Acworth police who found the girl at a hotel in the city on June 7, 2016.
Once out of prison, Brantley will have 15 years of supervised release, and Brinson awaits seven years. They each must pay the girl $1,440 of restitution and register as sex offenders.
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