ANCHORAGE - The trial of four people accused of running a prostitution ring in Anchorage has been delayed more than a year.
Federal Judge Timothy Burgess on Monday set the trial for February of 2011 because of the complexity of the case and a large amount of audio recordings to process as evidence.
The four were charged last month with running a prostitution business that included 17 women and at least three underage girls. An FBI investigation accused the operators of recruiting runaway teenagers.
The Anchorage Daily News reported that prosecutors said the girls and women were often threatened and abused.
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