Police arrest man in connection to a human trafficking investigation in Mississauga
Peel Regional Police have made an arrest in connection to a human-trafficking investigation in Mississauga.
Throughout this past February, a 24-year-old woman became embroiled in a sex-trafficking ring that spanned Gatineau, Toronto, and Mississauga.
Over the course of the month, the suspect—34-year-old Ahmad Sbeiti—allegedly took complete control of the victim’s life and began profiting as a result.
On March 6, Sbeiti was arrested in Gatineau, Quebec, after a Canada-wide warrant was issued for him. He’s been charged with:
- Trafficking in Persons
- Receiving Benefit resulting from Trafficking in Persons
- Exercising Control Over a Sex Trade Worker
- Deriving Benefit from Sexual Services
- Advertise Sexual Services
- Assault (x2)
- Utter threats (x2)
Sbeiti appeared at the Ontario Court of Justice in Brampton for a bail hearing today.
Anyone with relevant information is urged to contact the Vice, Narcotics, and Street-Level Organized Crime Unit at (905) 453-2121, ext. 3555.
Additionally, information may be provided anonymously to Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, or by visiting their website.
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