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New Albany, Indiana Man Charged With Interstate Transportation For Prostitution

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Western District of Kentucky

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Acting United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr. today announced the indictment of a New Albany, Indiana, man on charges of interstate transportation for prostitution.

David McNeary, age 33, was charged by grand jury indictment on May 20, 2015. The indictment was unsealed yesterday during his initial appearance before Magistrate Judge Colin H. Lindsay. Today, during arraignment and detention hearing, Judge Lindsay placed McNeary on home detention with work release. McNeary was arrested Friday, May 22, 2015, in Jeffersonville, Indiana.

According to the indictment, between January 2014 and March 2014, McNeary, knowingly transported four different adult females during at least three different trips from Indiana to Kentucky, with the intent that they engage in prostitution.

If convicted at trial, McNeary could be sentenced to no more than ten years in prison for each count, no less than five years of supervised release and fined $250,000 for each count.

This case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Amanda Gregory and is being investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).


The indictment of a person by a Grand Jury is an accusation only and that person is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

Updated November 30, 2015

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