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Couple found guilty of luring, raping victims as young as nine years old

Posted at 8:00 PM, Aug 04, 2017

Two people were found guilty of 117 charges of luring and raping several victims, some as young as nine years old.

Anika George and Andre Boynton conspired and planned the kidnapping and rape of victims over thousands of phone calls while Boynton was already serving time in prison, according to the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor's office.

Between June 30 and July 27, 2014, George traveled from her home in North Royalton to Cleveland to entice young boys, ages nine to 13, with cash and video games, according to officials. She brought the victims back to her house and raped them. Prosecutors say she also directed the rape of a developmentally disabled 14-year-old girl.

Under Boynton's direction, George filmed the encounters with the victims on a cell phone. Boynton, George's boyfriend, was in prison at the time. He is serving a life sentence for raping a 14-year-old girl in 2008.

George and Boynton were also found guilty of voyeurism charges. Officials say George worked at a nursing home where she took pictures of elderly patients at varying stages of undress.

The pair are scheduled to be sentenced on August 25.