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SA attorney accused again of having sex with female clients

A San Antonio attorney has been accused again of having sex with female clients in exchange for legal services.

A Bexar County grand jury Thursday indicted Mark Benavides on four counts of continuous trafficking of persons.

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Benavides has already been indicted on six counts of the same charge last year.

A court document states that Benavides had sex with the women on two or more occasions from Jan. 9, 2012, to March 28, 2012; May 15, 2013, to Jan. 3, 2014; May, 2014 to Dec. 4, 2014; and Oct. 2, 2015, to Nov. 13, 2015.

Related: Lawyer accused of having sex with clients gets new trial date

Benavides was in court Friday for a hearing on the new charges. A judge set bail at $75,000.

He is scheduled to go on trial March 26, but it’s not imm ediately known if the new indictment will affect the trial.

David Ibanez News | KSAT March 02, 2018 at 02:24PM

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