Two men charged with human trafficking in NC after kidnapping teenage sisters

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WILMINGTON, N.C. — Two men have been arrested and charged with human trafficking after police say they kidnapped two North Dakota teenage sisters.

Police discovered the two men and the sisters, a 15-year-old and 16-year-old, at a motel in Wilmington, according to WCTI.

Jeremy Dean Moots, 22, of Edmond, Okla., and Justin Angermeier, 28, of Cameron, Mo., are each charged with human trafficking, involuntary servitude, second-degree kidnapping and contributing to the delinquency and neglect of a juvenile.

Detectives said the girls were being held against their will and forced to work for a Missouri company. They are now in protective custody.

Both men are jailed under $350,000 bond each.

Source: WCTI

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