Riverdale Man Pleads Guilty to Sex Trafficking
The man is facing five years in prison.
A Riverdale man pled guilty Monday to transporting more than 100 women to engage in commerical sex in Virginia, U.S. Attorney for Eastern District of Virginia Neil H. MacBride said.
Marco Sanchez Hernandez, 37, pled guilty to conspiracy to transport women to engage in prostitution and faces a maximum penalty of five years in prison when he is sentenced on Jan. 4, 2013, MacBride said.
Sanchez Hernandez admitted that from 2005 through July 2012 he was part of a network that transported women to engage in commercial sex acts.
The women were instructed to charge $30 for 15 minutes of sex. He also advertised the prostitution business by handing out business cards at Spanish restaurants, check cashing stores, construction sites and day laborer sites, MacBride said.