Charles Barbarotta, 33, was sentenced in a federal court after pleading guilty to two counts of sex trafficking of a minor.
Mayor: “While human trafficking is a problem throughout the country, (this) is absolutely ground zero in this crisis”
Men nabbed after allegedly responding to online ads involving sexual encounters with women.
Authorities believe there might have been other victims.
One man, 31, tried to arrange for a sexual encounter with a 15-year-old girl, who turned out to be an undercover cop with Ohio Attorney General.
“It’s easier to purchase a human being online right now than it is to buy a couch or a car.”