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Steuben County legislator sentenced to three months probation in alleged sex trafficking ring

Steuben County Legislator Steve Maio has been sentenced to three months probation in connection with a criminal enterprise investigation.

In August 2020, Maio was charged with the misdemeanor of soliciting a prostitute by State Police.

He was later indicted by a Steuben County grand jury for enterprise corruption, a felony, in relation to an alleged sex trafficking ring.

Maio pled guilty to the lesser charge in April 2022.



Related: Steuben County Legislator takes plea deal, will not resign despite sex trafficking allegations


Legislator Maio sentenced to three months probation, other men indicted face jail time

Maio has stood firm in his refusal to resign from the county Legislature, despite ample calls to do so from Republicans and fellow Democrats alike.

The three other men indicted in the case all received jail time.

Larry Comfrot Jr. was sentenced to six months in county jail and five years probation for a felony Attempted Criminal Enterprise charge.

Jonathan Hamilton was sentenced to four months in county jail, while Larry Comfrot Sr. was sentenced to 10 years in prison.


Related: Steuben County legislator indicted among others in sex trafficking ring



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