Colombian modeling agency busted for operating prostitution ring involving minors.
By H. Nelson Goodson
October 15, 2014
Cartagena, Colombia - On Sunday, Kelly Johana Suárez Moya, 22, who operated a modeling agency to attract teenagers was taken into custody in connection with operating a prostitution ring that included 25 minors (19 girls and 6 boys ages 13 to 17). Moya, who last year was a candidate for queen representing the local Obrero neighborhood, including Juan Manuel Okendo Sierra, Eduardo Ortega Issa, Samuel David Olava Martínez and Horacio Revollo Pacheco were taken into custody at Barú Island near Cartagena.
Dennis de Jesus, 45, a U.S. citizen connected to the pedophile prostitution group in Colombia was arrested in Florida. Authorities found child pornographic images in a computer confiscated by federal authorities at De Jesus residence in Miami.
The teenagers had sex with pedophile tourists for $250 to $1,500 each.
Each suspect, if convicted is facing up to 15 years in prison.
The U.S. and the government of Colombia shared intelligence to take down the child trafficking network for prostitution, which operated from Rosario Islands. Two record keeping booklets and $8.000.000 pesos ($3,707 U.S.) were confiscated.