Five people from metro Detroit have been charged in federal court with with running an interstate sex ring involving minors -- and advertising for child prostitutes on the internet.
From the U.S. Attorney...
FIVE CHARGED WITH INTERSTATE SEX TRAFFICKING OF MINORS
Defendants Alleged To Have Used craigslist, Other Websites To Advertise Child Prostitutes
Five defendants were charged in federal district court today with sex trafficking of minors, manufacturing child pornography, and other offenses arising from interstate prostitution networks based in Detroit, United States Attorney Stephen J. Murphy announced.
Murphy was joined in the announcement by Andrew G. Arena, Special Agent-In- Charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in Detroit. Robert C. Daniels, a/k/a "Motor City Mink," 28, of Detroit, and Dennis Paige, a/k/a "Detroit Slim", of Novi, are alleged to be the leaders of separate but related interstate prostitution networks. Stephanie Head, 22, of Detroit, is described as Daniels' "bottom," the highest ranking prostitute working for Daniels and is accused of soliciting and training minors to engage in prostitution, as well as photographing them engaged in sexually explicit conduct and posting digital solicitations on the internet. Sarah Dutton and Hortense Canty, of Novi, are alleged to have served similar roles for Paige.