Human Traffic Watch

Mexican women delivered to N.J. farms for sex with workers, authorities say

In Forced Labor, Forced Prostitution, Human Trafficking, Sex Trafficking on May 26, 2013 at 4:09 pm

Sold into prostitution, the young women were forced to have sex with workers on New Jersey farms and in dingy brothels around New York — some with as many as 25 men a day, authorities say.

Most got paid nothing.

Today, federal authorities said they have charged 13 people in connection with the far-flung sex trafficking ring that transported dozens women and girls — including one as young as 14 — from Mexico to be put to work in the sex trade.

Prosecutors said the enterprise, which operated for at least five years, was part of a larger network of sex traffickers working a pipeline that stretched from Tenancingo, Mexico, directly into the New York region.



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