Head of Prostitution Ring Busted in Houston

Continually pray for Houston, Dallas, and San Antonio! Houston has highest number of human trafficking victims nation-wide. But God is moving even now!

 

A Houston man was charged Friday with human trafficking after allegedly heading a prostitution ring in which women were forced into sexual slavery through beatings and threats to their lives, according to the Harris County District Attorney's Office.

 

Anthony Gardner is believed to be the first person charged by the the Harris County District Attorney's office with the crime of "continuing trafficking of persons." He also faces one charge of aggravated promotion of prostitution and two counts of compelling prostitution by force. The 27-year-old forced eight women, including two minors to work for him on Houston streets from November 2014 until his recent arrest.

 

Read more: http://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/article/Houston-man-charged-for-human-trafficking-eight-10975568.php