18 U.S.C. § 2422 : US Code - Section 2422: Coercion and enticement

Search 18 U.S.C. § 2422 : US Code - Section 2422: Coercion and enticement

      (a) Whoever knowingly persuades, induces, entices, or coerces any
    individual to travel in interstate or foreign commerce, or in any
    Territory or Possession of the United States, to engage in
    prostitution, or in any sexual activity for which any person can be
    charged with a criminal offense, or attempts to do so, shall be
    fined under this title or imprisoned not more than 20 years, or
    both.
      (b) Whoever, using the mail or any facility or means of
    interstate or foreign commerce, or within the special maritime and
    territorial jurisdiction of the United States knowingly persuades,
    induces, entices, or coerces any individual who has not attained
    the age of 18 years, to engage in prostitution or any sexual
    activity for which any person can be charged with a criminal
    offense, or attempts to do so, shall be fined under this title and
    imprisoned not less than 10 years or for life.