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Wayne County Man Charged in Human Trafficking Case

A Wayne County man has been arrested in connection with a human trafficking case, authorities said Tuesday.

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Anmer Zunun, human trafficking suspect
GOLDSBORO, N.C. — A Wayne County man has been arrested in connection with a human trafficking case, authorities said Tuesday.

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office Special Weapons and Tactics Unit and the FBI located an alleged kidnapping victim from the Lexington, Ky., area in southern Wayen County last Friday, authorities said.

Two suspects were detained for questioning in the case, and Anmer Uliser Salas Zunun, 25, of 201 Doug Drive, was charged with  kidnapping for ransom, authorities said. The FBI is in the process of charging Zunun and two other suspects with human trafficking and kidnapping, authorities said.

Zunun is being held in the Wayne County Jail on a $50,000 bond and has a detainer for the pending FBI charges, authorities said.

The alleged victim, Tomas Salis Tomas, has been returned to his family in Kentucky, authorities said.

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