Police: Basketball coach encourages teen to try prostitution
Michael Barberan, 41, was arrested Tuesday
A South Florida coach and basketball camp founder was arrested Tuesday and charged with trying to lead a 15-year-old boy into becoming a prostitute.
Police said 41-year-old Michael Barberan met the teenager on Facebook.
According to the police report, the teenager enjoys basketball and began hanging around with Barberan because he runs a basketball camp.
Police said Barberan asked the 15-year-old victim if he wanted to make extra money as an escort or by making a porn video.
Barberan remained in jail Tuesday night.
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