|Place of Birth||United States|
MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota – In August 2012, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) St. Paul and the Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) responded to a tip about a sexual ad of juvenile girl posted on Backpage.com. HSI and MPD responded to the tip and recovered the juvenile female victim from a hotel room.
Jamal Moore was identified at the hotel room and taken into custody. The victim later stated during an interview that Moore was her trafficker.
On Jan. 17, 2013, Moore failed to appear in Minnesota state court, County of Hennepin, for a pre-trial hearing. A bench warrant was issued. He remains a fugitive.
Members of the public are warned not to attempt to apprehend any subject. Anyone with information about the whereabouts of these fugitives should immediately contact the local ICE office or call the national hotline at 1-866-DHS-2-ICE (866-347-2423) as soon as possible. From outside the U.S. and Canada, callers should dial 802-872-6199. Tips can also be submitted online at www.ICE.gov/tips.
Tips can also be submitted to MPD's Tip Line at 612-692-TIPS (8477).