A pair in Marion County, Florida, was arrested and charged with human trafficking after they allegedly bonded three girls out of jail and gave them housing however pressured them into prostitution.
Joselito Martinez and Tanya Wurster are charged in reference to the human trafficking of three girls between 2019 and 2021 at numerous places all through Central Florida, the Metropolitan Bureau of Investigation stated in a press launch, in line with Fox 35.
After the couple bonded the ladies out of jail and offered them a spot to stay, the ladies had been allegedly pressured to interact in “business intercourse acts with prospects,” which helped the pair rake in additional than $300,000 from the victims over the course of two years.
According to investigators, Martinez used “narcotics, threats of violence, and humiliating acts similar to shaving the sufferer’s head to manage the sufferer.”
Deputies stated he additionally pressured two girls to obtain tattoos to model them as his property.
The youngster Martinez and Wurster share collectively was additionally within the dwelling the place the alleged prostitution had occurred.
Investigators stated they consider there are probably further victims since Martinez and Wurster had been typically on the lookout for new victims.
Martinez and Wurster had been arrested and booked into the Orange County Jail.