Justice served

Ringleaders of elaborate 24-hour gay sex slave ring get 30 years in the slammer

Two Hungarian men found guilty of operating a gay sex slave operation in Miami were just sentenced to three decades in prison.

 

Gabor Acs and Viktor Berki were found guilty of human trafficking, conspiracy, and racketeering in February. On Friday, a judge sentenced them to 30 years in prison each for their actions. A third ringleader, Andrew Vass, was already sentenced to 11 years in prison for his part in the operation.

Together, the three pimps preyed on young Hungarian men looking to come to the United Sates. They found two of their victims on the website GayRomeo.com and another via Facebook. The victims, all gay and in their early 20s, were promised free flights to the United States plus U.S. visas and between $3,500 to $5,000 a month for legal escort work.

But instead, as soon as they arrived, they were turned into sex slaves.

Related: Three Gay Hungarian Men Freed After Horrifying Years As Forced Sex Slaves

The victims were forced to perform sex acts between 18 to 24 hours a day, either with each other, with clients, or on webcams. They lived in a cramped, one-bedroom apartment with five other male prostitutes, given very little food, and not given a penny for their work. Meanwhile, the pimps raked in around $40,000 each per month.

According to court reports, the pimps confiscated the men’s passports and threatened to hurt their families back in Hungary if they disobeyed their orders.

The abuse continued for years until the victims were moved from New York to Miami, where neighbors of the house they were being held captive in grew suspicious of the never-ending parade of luxury vehicles constantly parked in the home’s driveway, along with a sign advertising $5 car washes on the home’s front door. Police determined the car wash business as a front.

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19 Comments

  • Alexis

    I think this story is an episode of Law & Order: SVU…or it will be one soon LOL

    • paul dorian lord fredine

      i’m so glad you find it humorous.

    • Alan down in Florida

      Actually Alexis is not kidding, This was almost exactly the subplot in an episode of CSI Miami I watched late last night. The only real difference is that the slaves were women and there was a subplot that made fun of entitled rich kids and a murder. Also the Hungarian fiance of one of the sex slaves came to rescue her and got murdered by the slaver.

  • chuck

    Horribly sad. What will happen to the guys held as slaves? Our fellow humans can often be so horrible to one another. I hope they go after the clients too.

    • ChrisK

      The clients probably didn’t know.

  • Celtic

    Pathetic. I wonder if the two trolls are gay, or simply enjoyed exploiting gay men. $40K a month? OMG. That is one huge rake-in. It is good news these thugs were exposed. The big question here is how many of their slaves might have serious or irreversible STDs as a result of their abuse?

    • baal61

      They will be if they’re not already!

  • Captain Obvious

    Tray on Martin, dead. This disgusting scum, alive. Stay classy, Florida.

    • chris_clb614

      That’s a very logical comparison, except the part where these crimes involving the three guys also took place in another jurisdiction.
      This isn’t the same as an angry man with a gun who should have been convicted of a crime.

  • Charlie in Charge

    Horrifying. Absolutely horrifying and I also just wonder.. didn’t their clients suspect something was wrong here? I’m not opposed to people seeking out sex workers but didn’t this seem suspicious?

  • arcoarconcio_passivy

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  • baal61

    I hope they know how to assume the position’ and realize they will soon be in pigtails! Justice!

    • billybob2003

      I thought juvenile gay prison rape jokes were for idiot heterosexuals who should die.

  • billybob2003

    “They lived in a cramped, one-bedroom apartment with five other male prostitutes”. So were the other 5 men slaves too? The other article is titled ” Three gay hungarian men freed…”. What happened to the other 5?

    • stevetalbert

      The other 5 were “working on their computers from home”. DONT ANSWER THOSE ADS!!!

  • Bryguyf69

    Why don’t any of the charges involve crimes against the slaves, i.e. Imprisonment, abuse, theft (of passports, wages), etc? Is it because they aren’t US citizens? As such, can they even file a civil suit against these men? They need to be compensated somehow. In fact, I think all properties confiscated from the pimps should automatically be distributed to the victims. But of course, under Trump’s draconian immigration policies, the victims would simply be deported since they’ve committed the crime of prostitution.

    • Wayne_in_NYC

      They’ve probably been given jobs at Mar-a-lago as Republican pages… Soon to be promoted to Washington, DC. since they’ve already been trained. Visa extensions will be forthcoming.

  • lester_lasa

    I live in Miami and have heard of it but thought it was just gossip unreal

  • Maude

    How does one get and maintain a ‘woody’ under such stressful circumstances?

    I’ve always thought that a women could fake it, but not a man.

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