A prostitute's murder leads detectives on a complex investigation involving an Asian prostitution/slavery ring, police shakedowns, stolen credit cards, and a teenage Internet sex addict.
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Detective Briscoe makes a quip about how the only thing the FBI are going to be able to get Eugene Miller for is having employees who don't have green cards. It is true that this takes place before the United State's much stricter sex trafficking laws were enacted (under current law Miller would automatically face a sentence of life without the possibility of parole), however the feds will likely be able to get Eugene Miller for multiple counts of murder for the women who died in the shipping containers. Earlier it was stated that four of the women who were smuggled over to the US in the shipping container died from either dehydration or asphyxiation, and there were likely other women on previous trips who died as well. When Eugene Miller kept these women in a shipping container with no way to get access to fresh air, and with very little water, for months at a time he demonstrated what is known as a depraved indifference to human life. When he locked those women in that shipping container he knew the risks associated with doing so, that it created a grave risk of death for the women, but he recklessly disregarded that risk. Under both New York state and United States federal law that is known as depraved indifference murder, and it is charged as murder in the second-degree. So when New York is done prosecuting him for the kidnapping Miller would be prosecuted by the United States Attorney's office for at least four counts of second-degree murder, which equals four life sentences and him not being eligible for parole for 100 years. See more
Lt. Van Buren mentions a translator has arrived. However, as the Chinese officer is working with oral statements instead of written ones, she should have called him an interpreter. See more
Detective Lennie Briscoe
[reading internet chat logs
"Hot rod" says he's 38, rich, drives a Porsche, and he's well-endowed.
A.D.A. Abbie Carmichael
And he couldn't get a real date?