Louisville woman charged with sex trafficking two victims


WASHINGTON (WTVQ) – A federal indictment was unsealed Wednesday for a Louisville woman accused of sex trafficking two victims.

According to the indictment, between September 2017 and October 2017, 41-year-old Cleoretta Allen used force, fraud, and coercion to cause two women to engage in commercial sex acts in Kentucky. The indictment says Allen also transported the two women from Kentucky to Georgia to engage in prostitution.

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Allen has been charged with two counts of sex trafficking by force, fraud, or coercion, and one count of interstate transportation for prostitution.

If convicted of sex trafficking, Allen faces a minimum sentence of 15 years in prison and a maximum sentence of life, as well as mandatory restitution and a $250,000 fine. The interstate transportation for prostitution charge carries a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison, as well as a $250,000 fine.