Prosecutors said that Valencia was the matriarch of an extensive prostitution ring based in Mexico.
The victims were compelled to perform sex acts 12 hours a day and were subjected to beatings, rape and forced abortions, they said.
– New York Times, 2011 Cristina was just 24 years-old, living in a rural farming village in Mexico, when Amador Cortes-Meza told her he was falling in love with her.
He promised her marriage and a good job, and then brought her to the United States.
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But when she arrived in the Atlanta area, he physically abused her and forced her to work as a prostitute.
– NBC News, 2011 Federal and local investigators swept through the Twin Cities area Monday and arrested more than 20 suspects in an extensive human trafficking investigation involving Somali gangs, sources confirmed. An indictment against 29 suspects was unsealed Monday morning, alleging that members of Somali gangs based in the Twin Cities victimized at least four women -- three of whom were younger than 15 at the time -- by turning them into prostitutes.
In response, he "slammed her head against the window of the vehicle," forced her to ingest cocaine, and slashed her arm with a knife, according to court documents.
That night, he took her to an apartment complex and rented her out to 14 men.