But the count criminal indictment alleges five men are linked together by a set of felony charges that entail drugs, witness intimidation, profiting from prostitution and enterprise corruption. Comfort Sr. No stranger to the criminal justice system, he'd been prosecuted in the shooting death of a state police investigator in Corning. Maio, 55, is a Democrat Steuben County legislator representing Corning and an attorney who has remained on his elected post since the charges surfaced.
STEUBEN COUNTY LEGISLATOR CHARGED WITH SEX TRAFFICKING
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Steve Maio is a member of the Steuben County Legislature. Maio, along with a father and son from Elmira Heights, and two others, have been charged for allegedly being involved with a sex trafficking ring, some of them are accused of providing cocaine in exchange for prostitution, the alleged leader of the group is accused of plotting to kill a witness. Larry Comfort Sr, Larry Comfort Jr, Jonathan Hamilton and Steve Maio are all charged with Enterprise Corruption intentionally committing felony offenses and participating in a pattern of criminal activity. Stratton is charged with one count of sex trafficking, by providing narcotics. Steve Maio has been charged with falsifying business records in the 1st degree, forgery in the 2nd degree, Maio has entered a not guilty plea, as have all the suspects in this case so far.
Steuben County legislator accused in sex trafficking: What we know about the indictment
Steuben County Legislator Steven Maio was recently indicted among four other men following an investigation into a sex trafficking ring. The Evening Tribune reports that Larry J. Comfort Sr.
BATH, N. WENY — Five men from Chemung and Steuben Counties, including a Steuben County legislator, have been charged in connection to an investigation into a sex trafficking ring. According to an unsealed indictment out of Steuben County, the indictment is the result of an extended investigation by the County Grand Jury, basked on evidence provided by New York State Police into allegations of sex trafficking, promoting prostitution, enterprise corruption and other crimes in Chemung and Steuben Counties. The five men who were arrested are Larry Comfort, Sr.