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15-year-old accused of running prostitution ring makes court appearance

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Dionte Hunter's case was continued on Tuesday Dionte Hunter's case was continued on Tuesday
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SPOKANE, Wash. -

The 15-year-old accused of running a prostitution ring with his 17-year-old brother made a court appearance Tuesday morning. 

15-year-old Dionte Hunter has been charged with the following: 

  • Charge 1: Exploiting a minor for sexual purposes
  • Charge 2: Possession of depictions of minors
  • Charge 3: Dealing sexually explicit material
  • Charge 4: Promoting travel for the purpose of sex with minors
  • Charge 5: Promoting sex with minors
  • Charge 6: Conspiracy to promote travel for the purpose of sex with minors
  • Charge 7: First Degree Robbery

Mother of teens charged in prostitution ring speaks

Dionte was in court Tuesday morning, however his case was continued to Wednesday afternoon. Police say Dionte and Thaishaun were pimping out girls, some as young as 14-years-old. Police say Dionte was using backpage.com to advertise the girls and send them out on calls. 

Thaishaun made his court appearance on Friday, and his trial was set for November 9, 2015. 

  • Charge 1: First Degree Assault with a firearm (6 charges in all, due to victims involved)
  • Charge 7: Promoting sex with a minor
  • Charge 8: Promoting commercial sex abuse of a minor
  • Charge 9: Leading organized crime
  • Charge 10: Promoting prostitution
  • Charge 11: Conspiracy to promote commercial sex abuse of a minor
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