Two sisters kidnapped from North Dakota are now safe with authorities here in North Carolina after police said they uncovered a case of human trafficking.
Our affiliate WECT reports 22-year-old Jeremy Moots of Oklahoma and 28-year-old Justin Angermeier of Missouri are in jail now.
Wilmington Police said both men are facing human trafficking charges after officers found a pair of teen sisters from North Dakota trapped at the Travel Lodge on Market Street.
The girls told detectives they were being held there, forced to work for a company selling magazines.
A pair of 18-year-old male cousins from Tennessee were also found under similar circumstances, according to WECT.
The accused human traffickers are being held under a $350,000 bond each.
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