A New York City man has been indicted in connection with a prostitution ring in Philadelphia.
Justin Williams, 38, also known as “New York Ice” and “Pimp Juice” is accused of trafficking in minors, according the U.S. Attorney, Zane Memeger.
Between November 2011 and January 2012, Williams recruited young women to work as prostitutes according to the indictment.
It also says he created internet ads showing pictures of the victims, either topless, or wearing few clothes. The ad included the price and a phone number to call.
Williams allegedly used violence to force the victims to have sex with clients.
If convicted, Williams faces a 15-year mandatory minimum sentence and a fine of half a million dollars.