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Sex slave brothel broken, police say
The Birmingham News ^ | Thursday, March 01, 2007 | WILLIAM THORNTON

Posted on 03/01/2007 2:32:57 PM PST by Condor 63

Albertville (AL) police have charged three men with running an $800,000-a-year prostitution house from a trailer park. Authorities believe the prostitutes, some of whom may have been minors, were brought across the Mexican border and forced to work in the brothel.

Police believe the proprietors used women smuggled over the Mexican border, charging them $2,500 to $4,000 to come to the United States and forcing them to work in the brothel. It is not clear yet whether the men who ran the operation were also bringing the women into the country.

(Excerpt) Read more at al.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Mexico; US: Alabama
KEYWORDS: alabama; aliens; mexico; sexslaves

1 posted on 03/01/2007 2:33:00 PM PST by Condor 63
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To: Condor 63
Police believe the proprietors used women smuggled over the Mexican border

Screwing the Americans Americans won't screw?

2 posted on 03/01/2007 2:34:51 PM PST by atomicpossum (Replies must follow approved guidelines or you will be kill-filed without appeal.)
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To: Condor 63

Doing the work American slave prostitutes won't do.


3 posted on 03/01/2007 2:35:40 PM PST by isthisnickcool (Oh! The Obamanation! Durka durka durka...)
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To: Condor 63

People can make pathetic jokes about this but the sex trade is a horrible racket and an example of depravity.

Every whore is someone else's daughter, etc.


4 posted on 03/01/2007 2:38:29 PM PST by misterrob (Jack Bauer/Chuck Norris 2008)
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To: misterrob
>police have charged three men with running an $800,000-a-year prostitution house from a trailer park
>>People can make pathetic jokes about this but ...

Why did the chicken
cross the road? To get to the
trailer with hookers!

5 posted on 03/01/2007 2:41:49 PM PST by theFIRMbss
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To: Condor 63

$800,000 a YEAR? These boys needed to go to business school.


6 posted on 03/01/2007 2:42:08 PM PST by D.P.Roberts (Just a humble handbasket salesman- what size would you like, sir?)
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To: misterrob

Depravity -- the world's oldest profession -- and business is booming. There was a Mexican immigrant run brothel shut down in my town not too long ago. Most of the johns they rounded up were fellow illegals.


7 posted on 03/01/2007 2:42:49 PM PST by Callahan
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Someone ask GWBush if they qualify for "guest worker" status.


8 posted on 03/01/2007 2:43:10 PM PST by Rio (Don't make me come over there....)
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To: misterrob

Why am I not surprised.?

This is a serious abuse situation, abuse of women and most likely children. However, any time there is a story about prositution the jokes on Freeper remind me of a bunch of junior high school boys. and if someone mentions that just maybe this might be a serious situation,Whoa..look out..get ready to get flamed.

I have never understood the dichotomy here ...one minute its so moralistic and religious, the next its gutter or bar jokes.


9 posted on 03/01/2007 2:49:47 PM PST by Recovering Ex-hippie (We need a troop surge in New Orleans and Philly!)
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To: Rio

Hillary/Obama is chasing after them with Labor Relations Union Cards, hookers of the World united.


10 posted on 03/01/2007 2:52:25 PM PST by bigfootbob
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To: misterrob

Yep. These women weren't even prostitutes, they were raped for the financial benefit of others. Those guys should hang.


11 posted on 03/01/2007 2:52:56 PM PST by kenth (I wish compassionate conservatives were more compassionate to conservatism.)
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To: Callahan

When the cat's still in Mehico the mice will play in Estados Unidos.


12 posted on 03/01/2007 2:53:01 PM PST by L98Fiero (A fool who'll waste his life, God rest his guts.)
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To: Callahan
There was a Mexican immigrant run brothel shut down in my town not too long ago. Most of the johns they rounded up were fellow illegals.

From the article:

Albertville Police Chief Benny Womack said police over the weekend arrested Leon Miguel Martinez, 31; his brother Jose Fernandez Gonzales, 24; and Elias Miranda, 41, charging them with promoting prostitution. In addition, police detained five others who await immigration charges. All are illegal immigrants, Womack said.

The brothel operated out of two trailers to avoid arousing suspicion, serving mostly migrant workers and Hispanics.

13 posted on 03/01/2007 2:53:05 PM PST by Condor 63
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To: atomicpossum
Screwing the Americans Americans won't screw?

LOL

14 posted on 03/01/2007 2:54:46 PM PST by GOPJ (If the United States gave California to Mexico, Mexicans would be sneaking into Nevada.)
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To: Recovering Ex-hippie; misterrob
I do make dumb jokes, but I also make jokes, that, to me, have commentary in them as well. Any joke along that line in this case casts a bright light on the fact that the illegal immigration trade is largely an avenue for even greater lawlessness, and serves the needs and plans of criminals more effectively than any other group.

If they're willing to break the law to come here, they're willing to break it time and again when they are here. If the women were forced, it was by others who could exploit the status they chose, knowing they couldn't complain.

The 'just doing jobs Americans won't do' canard masks the basic fact-- the whole process begins with broken laws and grows similarly.

15 posted on 03/01/2007 2:58:49 PM PST by atomicpossum (Replies must follow approved guidelines or you will be kill-filed without appeal.)
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To: Rio
Someone ask GWBush if they qualify for "guest worker" status.

For the Win!

16 posted on 03/01/2007 3:01:29 PM PST by Scourge of God (Remember, liberals, 'baaa' means NO!)
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To: kenth

"Yep. These women weren't even prostitutes, they were raped for the financial benefit of others. Those guys should hang."

There are several million women worldwide that are sex slaves. 40,000 to 100,000/ year are in the United States.


17 posted on 03/01/2007 3:02:56 PM PST by driftdiver
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To: Condor 63
On a totally different note, I would like to thank you "Condor 63" for adding a small addition to the posting...namely this:

Albertville (AL) police

The original article didn't have it but your foresight really helped. I often wonder when reading such articles, "What state is this in? Is this even in the US?!"

Again. thank you. It's the small things that matter sometimes.

18 posted on 03/01/2007 3:04:08 PM PST by Bloody Sam Roberts (Don't question faith. Don't answer lies.)
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To: Condor 63

Wonder how HR800 went today? Perhaps these gals should have been allowed to vote themselves into a union.


19 posted on 03/01/2007 3:05:39 PM PST by Sam Ketcham (Amnesty means vote dilution, & increased taxes to bring us down to the world poverty level.)
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To: Condor 63

Immediately thought of this article, there is something seriously wrong with Mexican culture.

America vs. Mexico: Clashing Civilizations
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/1793468/posts


20 posted on 03/01/2007 3:19:23 PM PST by protest1
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To: protest1

" there is something seriously wrong with Mexican culture."


...yeah,


It's not being contained in MEXICO...!!!


21 posted on 03/01/2007 3:35:41 PM PST by JB in Whitefish
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To: Condor 63

Family values don't stop at the border, baby! Nothing stops at the border, apparently.


22 posted on 03/01/2007 10:20:31 PM PST by jordan8
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To: isthisnickcool

Could this be called Slave Labor?.


23 posted on 03/04/2007 4:57:13 AM PST by seemoAR (Absolute power corrupts absolutely)
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