ALEXANDRIA, Va. (WUSA 9) -- Friday, a man from Mexico who is illegally living in the U.S. was sentenced to 46 months in prison, followed by three of supervised release. Angel Campos Tellez, 27, is guilty of conspiring to transport more than 100 women to engage in prostitutions rings in Virginia, Maryland, and Delaware. Campos Tellez was living in Greenbelt, MD.
After being sentenced by United States District Judge Claude M Hilton the announcement was made by Neil H. MacBride, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia; Kenneth T. Cuccinelli, II, Attorney General of Virginia; and John P. Torres, Special Agent in Charge for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) in Washington, D.C.
On March 27, 2013 Campos Tellez pleaded guilty to conspiracy to transport women to engage in commercial sex acts. According to court records, from 2009 through July 2012, Campos Tellez was a leader of a network that transported women to engage in prostitution in Manassas, Woodbridge, Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Newport News, Va., Baltimore, and Delaware. Campos Tellez led the network leaving him responsible for collecting prostitution proceeds, promoting the prostitution scheme, and obtaining living areas for the victims he prostituted. The women were ordered by Campos Tellez to charge $30 for 15 minutes of vaginal sex while he received at least $15,000 in proceeds for himself.