A sex worker whose own website claims she is the ‘most hated hoe in LA’ has been charged with sex trafficking young girls. Melanie Denae Williams, 22, known on social media as ‘Pretty Hoe’, allegedly solicited two under-age girls to engage in prostitution, the US Attorney’s Office said.
‘Pretty Hoe’, from south Los Angeles, also faces allegations that she ordered one woman who she forced into sex work to strip before she threw bleach at her and beat her with a broomstick.
Williams would face a potential life sentence if found guilty of any of the charges she faces.
Her five-count indictment specifically alleges one count of sex trafficking an adult by force, fraud, or coercion; two counts of sex trafficking of a minor; and two counts of enticement of a minor to engage in prostitution.
‘Pretty Hoe’ has been jailed without bond since she was taken into custody on February 7.
The sex worker styles herself as a social media star and has been active online, even publicising her arrest on Twitter.
Her website embraces her ‘run-ins’ with the law and it states that she was sentenced to seven months in prison for a firearm offence, committed with her best friend – known as ‘Fine Hoe.’
Williams is scheduled to be arraigned on the indictment on Friday in United States District Court.
Each of the five charges she faces carries a mandatory minimum sentence and if found guilty of just one charge she could face a life sentence.
Source – Nationalhelm