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MI Man Sentenced For Forcing Women To Prostitute In Louisville

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - A Michigan man was sentenced to time in federal prison for forcing a woman into prostitution and keeping all of her money.

WAVE 3 News reports that David Q. Givhan, 35, who goes by the name Premier, was sentenced to nearly 20 years on one count of sex trafficking and three counts of interstate transportation for prostitution.

An investigation by the FBI showed that Givhan recruited a single mother of three and promised her a steady income. Once the victim was brought to Louisville, she was required to earn $1,000 each day and Givhan kept all of the money. 

The woman told investigators Givhan forced her to tattoo his alias on her neck, beat other women in front of her and threatened to kill her or her family if she refused to comply.

The victim had to receive medical attention for severe pain and bleeding during a trip to Florida. A short time later, a hotel clerk helped the woman escape from Givhan.

Givhan was convicted of transporting two other women across state lines for prostitution.

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