Man arrested in Human Trafficking investigation,
Daylo Robinson, 27,
Faces nine charges
Broadcast time: 16:50
Tuesday, August 7, 2018
Case #: 2018-1391782
Members of the Toronto Police Service Human Trafficking Enforcement Team have made an arrest in an ongoing investigation into an alleged Human Trafficking occurrence.
This is an ongoing investigating relating to a previous news release.
It is alleged that between Monday, June 1, 2015 and Monday, August 3, 2015:
- a woman, 24, was contacted by a man over social media
- she came to Toronto and was forced to work in the sex trade
- the man took photos of her in varying degrees of undress and posted them on Backpages.com
- he took all of her identification and cell phone, isolating her from family and friends
- she was trafficked in the Greater Toronto Area
- she was forced to turn over all the money she earned to the man
- during this time, she was sexually assaulted numerous times
- he used deception, intimidation and fear to exercise control over the actions and movements of the woman
On Wednesday, August 1, 2018, Daylo Robinson, 27, of Mississauga, was charged with:
1. Trafficking in Persons by Recruiting
3. Exercise Control
4. Material Benefit from Trafficking in Persons Over 18
5. Material Benefit from Sexual Services
6. Advertising Another Person's Sexual Services
7. Sexual Assault
8. Theft Under
9. Withhold Identity Document
This is the third set of charges laid against him. He appeared in court at Old City Hall Court, on Wednesday, August 1, 2018, at 11 a.m.
Police would like to encourage all affected individuals to come forward and report Human Trafficking occurrences to police. We want to make sure that everyone has access to support services and an exit strategy, regardless of their decision to proceed criminally.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7474, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, online on our Facebook Leave a Tip page, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.
Human Trafficking means every person who recruits, transports, transfers, receives, holds, conceals or harbours a person, or exercises control, direction or influence over the movements of a person, for the purpose of exploiting them or facilitating their exploitation, for a sexual purpose or a forced labour purpose. Victims can be men, women or children; can be Canadian citizens; and can be moved across local, provincial or national borders. They can be coerced through violence or the threat of violence against family and friends. The Human Trafficking Enforcement Team of Sex Crimes is dedicated to investigating these crimes against vulnerable members of society. For more information, please visit the Sex Crimes website.
For more news, visit TPSnews.ca.
Constable Caroline de Kloet, Corporate Communications, for Detective Sergeant Nunzio Tramontozzi, Specialized Criminal Investigations, Sex Crimes, Human Trafficking Enforcement Team