FBI warns girls of ‘imminent danger’ as suspected sex trafficker added to Most Wanted list
First on the fox – Oh Fugitive wanted in child sex trafficking In an exclusive interview with Fox News Digital, the FBI allegedly “manipulated and physically, emotionally, psychologically and sexually abused several young girls” in the St. Louis area over the years.
The FBI on Thursday added Donald Eugene Fields II to its list of ten most wanted fugitives and doubled the usual reward the agency offered for tips in finding the alleged poacher.
A federal arrest warrant was issued for Fields in December for allegedly trafficking at least one victim between 2013 and 2017, but “where we find a victim, we traditionally have multiple, sexual Victims of rape, sexual assault, rape and abuse will be found.” said Special Agent in Charge Jay Greenberg St. Louis Field Office of the FBI.
Some fields of girls Alleged sexual assault Greenberg said she was 11 when it started, and “I can tell you the trauma that happens when someone is young sticks with them for the rest of their lives.”
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The heinous nature of his alleged crimes and the fact that investigators believe he is still in the U.S. and possibly still operating in the area are what led the FBI to include him in the U.S. List of ten most wanted fugitives on Thursday.
“She is a dangerous threat to young girls in this area,” Greenberg said. “He was known to work several cash jobs. He’s been a tree trimmer, he’s worked on cars, he’s worked in resale shops.
“We believe he’s possibly insisting on cash jobs, and someone out there is knowingly or unknowingly funding the fugitives from justice, so we want to make sure that we do that. Share all the details about the alleged crimes.”
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Fields has a “really distinctive tribal tattoo” on his shoulder, frequents casinos and has contacts. All in Missouribut according to Greenberg, he has spent most of his time in the northeastern part of the state in Franklin and Phelps counties, as well as in Indiana, Kentucky and Florida.
“He’s talked about trying to get. Across the Mexican border“But investigators believe he’s still in the U.S.,” Greenberg said. May be a lucky day.
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The reward for information leading to his arrest and conviction is up to $250,000, double previous rewards to further encourage the public to send in tips.
Jose Perez, deputy assistant director of the FBI’s Criminal Investigative Division, said it would be a new precedent moving forward.
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“The purpose of the program is to denigrate, publicize the violent individuals who are out there right now,” Perez said. “We are trying to get the public’s help and public attention to find some of these individuals.
“And by increasing the reward, it will increase notoriety, increase interest and possibly increase motivation for someone in the general public to provide us with information.”
INDICTMENT AGAINST DONALD FIELDS II
gave The FBI’s Ten Most Wanted List March began in 1950, and Fields is the 531st fugitive on the list. Of the 531 listed suspects, 494 have been arrested or traced, including 163 as a result of citizen cooperation.
According to the bureau’s most recent statistics, the FBI captured eight of the top 10 fugitives in the last five years.
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Anyone with information about Fields, or any other fugitives on the top 10 list, is asked to call the FBI’s tip line at 1-800-CALL-FBI (1-800-225-5324).
Individuals can also contact their local FBI office, the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate, or submit a tip online at tips.fbi.gov.