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Suspects in Amish kidnap case indicted on sexual exploitation counts
Suspects in Amish kidnap case indicted on sexual exploitation counts

An upstate New York couple accused last month of kidnapping two Amish girls sexually exploited a third girl as well, according to an indictment that also includes a child pornography charge. The federal indictment released Thursday accuses Stephen Howells II, 39, and Nicole Vaisey, 25, of “enticing and coercing children to engage in sexual conduct and making a video recording of it,” U.S. Atty. Richard S. Hartunian said in a statement. The indictment accuses the Hermon, N.Y., couple of conspiracy to sexually exploit two female children, sexual exploitation of one of those children and sexual exploitation of a third female child. It also accuses Howells of possessing child...

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