Victor Manuel Contreras was sentenced by a federal judge in the Eastern District of Virginia. His 60 months will be followed by five years of supervised release.
According to the Justice Department, Contreras used Facebook to chat with an underaged female who told him she would like to run away from home. Contreras offered to help and provided the girl lodging with other MS-13 gang members.
The MS-13 members, the Justice Department said in its announcement, “subsequently coerced her into prostitution.”
“When law enforcement officers interviewed Contreras during their search for the girl, Contreras lied about his relationship with her, and then called other MS-13 gang members to warn them that law enforcement officers were looking for her,” the announcement…
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