TORONTO – Toronto police have announced the arrest of a man connected to a human trafficking investigation which began in November 2014.
It is alleged a 26-year-old woman was taken from the Greater Toronto Area to Calgary where she was forced to work in the sex trade for nearly a month.
Police said in a media release that she was also forced to hand over her earnings.
Mazier Masoudi, 23, of Toronto was arrested on April 3 and charged with trafficking in persons, material benefit, procure person to be a prostitute, exercise control of person for prostitution and uttering threats.
Police have issued a warrant for Milad Chehelamiran, 29, of Toronto who is also wanted in connection to the investigation.
Anyone with information is urged to contact police.