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Author Joseph Yannai Faces Sex Slavery Charges

05/10/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Charges have been upgraded against a Pound Ridge author accused of luring foreign women to jobs at his home, failing to pay them and forcing some into sexual slavery.

Joseph Yannai could face up to 15 years in prison after a Westchester County grand jury indicted him on sex and trafficking charges involving three women from Hungary, France and Brazil, the District Attorney's Office said today.

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