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Charges filed over Swedish teen sex ring

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08:37 CET+01:00
A Stockholm-area businessman has been charged for using the internet to pimp Swedish school girls for violent group sex.

In court papers filed by prosecutors in the Solna District Court near Stockholm, the 40-year-old man is said to have arranged “gang bangs” in which one girl was forced to have sex with several men at the same time, reports the Metro newspaper.

The man was arrested in Stockholm in November 2008 and is suspected of pimping nine Swedish school girls since he started the operation in 2006.

“Months after the arrest, we're still in shock,” the head of the man's company told Metro.

“He was one of the hardest working managers we had.”

The girls came from the Stockholm area and southern Sweden and their services, were marketed though an internet chat site to customers in Jönköping in central Sweden, as well as Malmö and Stockholm.

Meetings took place in hotel rooms or in clients' cars and involved everything from oral sex to violent sessions of group sex.

Prosecutor Sara Lindkvist has also charged three of the men who purchased services from the 40-year-old, who remains in custody and has confessed to the operation.

Police are still looking for one more customer suspected in the violent rape of one of the girls during a March 2008 “gang bang”.

During the session, the teenage girl indicated to one of the men that she wished to stop, but he continued, subjecting her to forced sex and other violent sex acts.

“We still hoping for an arrest,” said lead Stockholm police investigator Jonas Trolle to Metro.

The 40-year-old, who was present during and took pictures of the incident, has also been charged as an accomplice to the rape.

 
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