Human trafficking investigation in Oakville, GTA leads to charges for Markham man


Published April 14, 2023 at 9:48 am

A 32-year-old Markham man has been charged in relation to a Halton Regional Police human trafficking investigation that extended across the GTA.

The Halton police Human Trafficking Unit investigation determined that a victim was trafficked by a man over an unspecified period of time.

Police made an arrest on Thursday (April 13).

Jamil Wong, 32, of Markham, is charged with:

  • Trafficking in Persons
  • Receive Material Benefit Resulting from Trafficking in Persons
  • Receive Material Benefit Resulting from Sexual Services
  • Procuring a Person to Provide Sexual Services
  • Exercising Control, Direction or Influence over the Movements of a Person
  • Knowingly Advertise Sexual Services
  • Sexual Assault

He was held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Investigators believe there may be additional victims and are asking anyone with information to call the Human Trafficking Unit at 905-825-4777, ext. 4983, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

The accused also goes by the nicknames “RBC” and “Royal.”

Jamil Wong

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