Pound Ridge author guilty on all counts in sex-slave case
The Pound Ridge author accused of hiring live-in teenage au pairs and forcing them to perform sex acts was found guilty today on all counts.
Joseph Yannai was convicted of human trafficking and forced labor, among other charges.
Prosecutors said Yannai threatened the women with violence to keep them quiet.
Officials said Yannai tried committing suicide for the second time this week as the jury deliberated.
He faces life in prison when he is sentenced.
Officials: Author accused in sex-slave case tried to commit suicide Trial begins for WC author accused of keeping sex slaves WC author accused of sex crimes could go homeAuthor Joseph Yannai arrested in sex slavery case