Man accused of sex-trafficking in his Naperville home

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An ex-convict who is accused of forcing women to engage in commercial sex acts inside his Naperville townhouse and beating them when they refused to do so remained Monday in custody in Colorado.
Benjamin D. Biancofiori, 36, faces a federal felony charge of sex trafficking by means of force, fraud and coercion, according to a release from the U.S. attorney's office.
Biancofiori allegedly "used the promise of financial security to entice women into performing commercial sex acts on his behalf," a criminal complaint read in part. Biancofiori ran the operation "primarily out of his townhouse in Naperville," according to a court filing in U.S. District Court.

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