New York, Feb. 9 ANI | 6 months ago

Three Mexican brothers from an infamous town of pimps were given long jail sentences after two of their victims gave heart-wrenching pleas for justice in a Brooklyn courtroom.


A woman named Carmen, who was forced into prostitution at the age of 14, said that she could only describe her life in New York as five years in hell.

Benito Lopez-Perez, a pint-sized thug hailing from the dirt-poor town of Tenancingo was her tormentor.

Carmen said that since the day she arrived in New York until the day she escaped, Benito forced her to work seven days a week, asserting that she was just merchandise for him.

She told Federal Judge Carol Amon that she was forced to service as many as 60 men in a single day, adding that at the end of the day she was bleeding and in great pain caused by these men, the New York Daily News reported.

Another victim, identified only as Jane Doe, told the judge that Anastasio Romero-Perez made her tattoo his name on her stomach and then called her his property.

(Posted on 10-02-2014)