A Virginia lawyer has been charged with sex trafficking of minors after allegations that he paid at least six girls for sex and promised to be their “sugar daddy.”
The charges against 45-year-old Matthew Erausquin were unsealed Thursday in federal court in Alexandria. An arrest warrant for the U.S. Air Force veteran and Consumer Litigation Associations founding partner was issued on Monday in Arlington, according to The Daily Beast.
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The Fairfax County Police Department’s investigation into Erausquin began in May 2019, and the incidents reportedly dated to 2017.
The police affidavit revealed Erausquin’s victims — some of whom he met via a website connecting “sugar daddies” with “sugar babies” — went to three different high schools and were ages 16 and 17.
While the girls represented that they were age 18 or older, the affidavit states Erausquin had