Police arrest man in connection to a human trafficking investigation in Mississauga

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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: 

  1. Trafficking in Persons
  2. Receiving Benefit resulting from Trafficking in Persons
  3. Exercising Control Over a Sex Trade Worker
  4. Deriving Benefit from Sexual Services
  5. Advertise Sexual Services
  6. Assault (x2)
  7. 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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