Bekim Lapjani was arrested and charged with first-degree rape after a 15 year old upstate girl accused her mother of forcing her to have sex on weekends with the 21 year old man and perform household chores for his Albanian immigrant family in exchange for around $3,000. In statements to Rochester police, the girl maintained she lived with the family every weekend for almost a year and, threatened by her mother with severe beatings, did what she asked. The teens 33 year old mother was charged with coercion and second-degree assault, both felonies, and endangering the welfare of a child, a misdemeanor. Her father was charged with endangering the welfare of a child and third-degree assault, both misdemeanors.

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