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06/19/2017
Abilene, TX
Human Smuggling/Trafficking

Terrell Orlando Kinchen, 20, and Troy Lee Applin Jr., 23, were each sentenced by U.S. District Judge Reed C. O’Connor to 240 months in federal prison.

03/08/2013
Albany, NY
Human Smuggling/Trafficking
After a five-day trial in Albany, a jury has convicted Annie George of Rexford, N.Y., of harboring an illegal alien.
04/21/2017
Albuquerque, NM
Human Smuggling/Trafficking

Shane Roach, 27, was sentenced April 13. His prison sentence is to be followed by five years of supervised release, and he must register as a sex offender when he completes his sentence.

10/16/2015
Albuquerque, NM
Human Smuggling/Trafficking
Angela Santillanes, 30, remains in federal custody pending an arraignment and a detention hearing set for Saturday.
10/07/2016
Albuquerque, NM
Human Smuggling/Trafficking
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Shane Roach, 27, was arrested July 1, 2015, on a criminal complaint charging him with sex trafficking.  Roach subsequently was indicted and charged with using force, threats and coercion to force a victim to engage in commercial sex acts.  

07/06/2015
Albuquerque, NM
Human Smuggling/Trafficking

Shane Roach, 25, remains in federal custody pending a detention hearing set for July 8.

11/19/2013
Alexandria, VA
Human Smuggling/Trafficking
Ruth Antuanet Miller, 35, faces a maximum penalty of life imprisonment when she is sentenced March 28.
11/07/2012
Alexandria, VA
Human Smuggling/Trafficking
Julio Cesar Revolorio Ramos faces a maximum penalty of life in prison when he is sentenced Feb. 8.
09/06/2012
Alexandria, VA
Human Smuggling/Trafficking
Julio Cesar Revolorio Ramos of Adelphi, Md., was arrested late yesterday by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) special agents on federal charges of transporting a teen girl as part of his prostitution business.
10/15/2012
Alexandria, VA
Human Smuggling/Trafficking
An illegal alien from Mexico who lived in Riverdale, Md., pleaded guilty Monday to transporting more than 100 women from other states to engage in commercial sex in Virginia.
10/31/2012
Alexandria, VA
Human Smuggling/Trafficking
Sentencing is scheduled for Feb. 15, 2013.
09/10/2012
Alexandria, VA
Human Smuggling/Trafficking
Yimmy Anthony Pineda Penado, a former clique leader of MS-13 in Maryland, pleaded guilty Monday for his role in a gang-run juvenile prostitution ring.
01/04/2013
Alexandria, VA
Human Smuggling/Trafficking
Marcos Sanchez Hernandez, an illegal alien from Mexico who lived in Riverdale, Md., was sentenced Friday to 36 months in prison for transporting more than 100 women from other states to engage in commercial sex in Virginia.
05/03/2013
Alexandria, VA
Human Smuggling/Trafficking
The owner and operator of a Korean 'doumi' business, which provided female escorts to customers at nightclubs in Annandale, pleaded guilty Thursday to conspiracy to commit alien harboring, following a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) case.
03/28/2013
Alexandria, VA
Human Smuggling/Trafficking
An illegal alien from Mexico, Angel Campos Tellez of Maryland, pleaded guilty to transporting individuals to engage in prostitution, which carries a maximum of five years in prison. The case was investigated by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) in Washington, D.C., which participates in the Northern Virginia Human Trafficking Task Force.
02/10/2014
Alexandria, VA
Human Smuggling/Trafficking
Taleek Sherrod Swinney pleaded guilty to one count of sex trafficking on Nov. 4 for prostituting women since 2006. He started in New York City, but later trafficked women and girls for sex in multiple states along the East Coast from Connecticut to Florida, including in Virginia, Maryland and Washington.
03/01/2013
Alexandria, VA
Human Smuggling/Trafficking
Susan Lee Gross, the owner of an Annandale massage parlor used as a front for prostitution, was sentenced to 30 months in prison Friday.
12/18/2014
Alexandria, VA
Human Smuggling/Trafficking
Ruth Antuanet Miller, 35, along with her co-conspirators, used threats and coercion to induce women to commit commercial sex acts and, once ensnared, coerced these women to continue prostituting.
06/21/2018
Alexandria, VA
Human Smuggling/Trafficking

According to court documents, Danny Josue Zelaya-Ortiz, aka “Jose Castro”, 29, was part of a conspiracy to charge illegal aliens in the United States a fee for transporting them from Texas to other states across the country.

12/14/2012
Alexandria, VA
Human Smuggling/Trafficking
Yimmy Pineda-Penado, aka Critico, 22, of Alexandria, Va., was sentenced by United States District Judge Anthony J. Trenga today to 210 months in prison followed by five years of supervised release for his role in a gang-run juvenile prostitution ring.
05/10/2013
Alexandria, VA
Human Smuggling/Trafficking
Yanira del Carmen Guerrero Andrade, an illegal alien from El Salvador who was residing in Adelphi, Md., was sentenced Friday to 132 months in federal prison for recruiting a 15-year-old, pregnant runaway to engage in commercial sex acts for a trafficking ring with ties to the notorious street gang Mara Salvatrucha Thirteen (MS-13).
02/05/2015
Alexandria, VA
Human Smuggling/Trafficking
Michael Anthony Randall, aka “Divine tha Victorious Mack,” 32, previously from Charlottesville, Virginia, and Galveston, Texas, but mostly recently from Houston, faces a maximum penalty of life in prison.
02/13/2013
Alexandria, VA
Human Smuggling/Trafficking
Guerrero Andrade pled guilty to child sex trafficking, which carries a mandatory minimum of 10 years and a maximum of life in prison.
11/13/2015
Alexandria, VA
Human Smuggling/Trafficking
Alexis Rahkeem Carter, a.k.a. "Bishop," pleaded guilty Aug. 31. According to court documents, Carter was a leader of a gang known as "Scheme Team." In addition to robbery, narcotics, and weapons trafficking, Carter and Scheme Team generated revenue by sex trafficking teenage girls and adults.
11/04/2016
Alexandria, VA
Human Smuggling/Trafficking
Michael Lawrence Maynes Jr., 34, of Spring Lake, North Carolina, prostituted women and girls in Alexandria, Richmond, Springfield, Chantilly, Charlottesville and Fredericksburg, among other locations. A federal jury found him guilty of the charges May 19.

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