24 San Diego gang members indicted for sex trafficking
[trib_ndn vid=25509055]SAN DIEGO — A federal indictment unsealed Wednesday names 24 alleged North Park gang members in a sex trafficking conspiracy involving dozens of underage girls and women.
According to the federal grand jury indictment, the local suspects are part of a nationwide gang involved in prostitution in 46 cities across 23 states. The racketeering conspiracy also involved murder, kidnapping, robber and drug crimes, according to federal prosecutors.
The nation organization is known as BMS, a combination of “Black MOB” and “Skanless” gangs, according to the indictment. It is affiliated with local street gangs including the Neighborhood Crips, the Lincoln Park Crips and the West Coast Crips, the indictment said.
The local gang members recruited girls and women from El Cajon Boulevard and other areas to work as prostitutes using social media including Instagram, Facebook, YouTube and Twitter to recruit young girls…
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