Republican donor Anton Lazzaro faces charges of sex-trafficking teen girls

Prosecutors allege that he recruited minors to have sex with him in exchange for cash and gifts

Anton Lazzaro goes on trial in Minnesota tomorrow. Photo: Sherburne County Jail/Star Tribune via AP

Steve Karnowski, Minneapolis

A formerly well-connected Republican donor, accused of plying vulnerable teenage girls with alcohol, goes on trial tomorrow on charges of sex-trafficking minors.