A Louisville man has been sentenced for human trafficking.Attorney General Daniel Cameron announced Thursday that Christopher Bauda will serve 18 years in prison on two counts of human trafficking, unlawful use of electronic means to induce a minor to engage in sexual or other prohibited activities and two counts of unlawful transaction with a minor in the first degree.The AG’s office said on June 10, 2020, it worked with the Louisville Metro Police Department’s Special Victim’s Unit on a joint operation to rescue a girl and a young woman from a human trafficking operation.They said that operation was run by Bauda.Now, he’ll spend nearly two decades behind bars. “This sentence should make it clear that there will be serious consequences for anyone who chooses to prey on vulnerable young women in our community,” Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney Kristi Gray, who prosecuted the case, said.Bauda is not eligible for probation and is subject to a period of five years of post-incarceration supervision. He is required to register as a sex offender for his lifetime and to pay $10,000 to the Kentucky Human Trafficking Victim’s Fund. To learn more about Cameron’s human trafficking awareness campaign, visit YourEyesSaveLives.ky.gov

A Louisville man has been sentenced for human trafficking.

Attorney General Daniel Cameron announced Thursday that Christopher Bauda will serve 18 years in prison on two counts of human trafficking, unlawful use of electronic means to induce a minor to engage in sexual or other prohibited activities and two counts of unlawful transaction with a minor in the first degree.

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The AG’s office said on June 10, 2020, it worked with the Louisville Metro Police Department’s Special Victim’s Unit on a joint operation to rescue a girl and a young woman from a human trafficking operation.

They said that operation was run by Bauda.

Now, he’ll spend nearly two decades behind bars. “This sentence should make it clear that there will be serious consequences for anyone who chooses to prey on vulnerable young women in our community,” Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney Kristi Gray, who prosecuted the case, said.

Bauda is not eligible for probation and is subject to a period of five years of post-incarceration supervision. He is required to register as a sex offender for his lifetime and to pay $10,000 to the Kentucky Human Trafficking Victim’s Fund.

To learn more about Cameron’s human trafficking awareness campaign, visit YourEyesSaveLives.ky.gov

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