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Woman pleads guilty to sex trafficking of minors | Crime

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Woman pleads guilty to sex trafficking of minors

Bradenton, Florida -- A Bradenton woman pled guilty Wednesday to conspiring to recruit minors for sex trafficking purposes.

According to the State Attorney's Office, 30-year-old Neang Prom aka Pocahontas and her boyfriend, Eric Bell, recruited minors to engage in prostitution by offering them a place to live.

Once the minors were living with the couple, they took sexually explicit photos of them and put them on the Internet to solicit customers. The pair then used the money they earned for their own benefits.

Four minors were identified by investigators and all of them were between the ages of 15 and 17 years old.

Eric Bell pled guilty and is scheduled to be sentenced on June 20.

Prom faces a maximum sentence of life in federal prison.


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