FBI’s Houston The Field Office is seeking information on several fugitives, including a man accused of involvement in a large sex trafficking ring where women and children are forced into prostitution. in the Houston area.
The following people have been listed among FBI Houston Most Wanted. The charges they face are just accusations. They are innocent until proven guilty.
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Here are some of the most wanted by the FBI in the Houston area:
Alfonso Angel Diaz-Juarez wanted on charges of sex trafficking of women and children
Alfonso Angel Diaz-Juarez, 53, is charged with human trafficking, including sex trafficking and conspiracy to harbor undocumented immigrants, FBI said. A $50,000 reward is being offered for information leading to his arrest. Diaz-Juarez, a Mexican citizen born in Puebla, was indicted along with 13 accomplices accused of operating an international sex trafficking ring, who was the victim of Mexican women and children in the Houston area. .
“Diaz-Juarez, believed to be one of the most violent individuals in the organization, is the only fugitive left in the case,” the FBI said.
The FBI says that the sex trafficking ring operated from 1999 to 2013 and that Diaz-Juarez acted as a “scam,” or pimp, in “providing” undocumented women and children. The FBI said the women and children were taken to brothels, bars and taverns owned and operated by accomplices in the case. There, women and children will be forced to perform sexual acts or be forced and deceived. The FBI said that women and girls were kept in locked rooms as a control measure, and that Diaz-Juarez would use force and violence to “punish and control” young women and girls. brother he is alleged to have been forced into prostitution.
The FBI said Diaz-Juarez uses the aliases “Alfonso Angel Diaz,” “Alfonso Angel-Diaz,” “Poncho Diaz,” “Poncho,” “Javier Perez-Garcia,” “El Greñas.” The FBI said he was 5 feet 2 inches tall and weighed about 160 pounds. He has a scar from an appendectomy and has brown eyes and black hair. The FBI said he had ties to Texas, Florida and Mexico.
In 2016, a federal grand jury found 68-year-old Hortencia Medeles-Arguello on all counts of being involved in the sex trafficking ring, according to Chron. She was charged with sex trafficking conspiracy, alien harboring conspiracy, abetting and abetting money laundering and conspiracy to launder money and was sentenced to life in prison.
“This landmark sex-trafficking case is one of the most important in terms of scope and extent that needs to be tried in order to be found guilty of any crime, and one of the few cases involving 12 victims of an international sex-trafficking scheme were brought to testify at the trial,” Chron reported at the time. “Twelve victims rescued in connection with this case testified at trial about the horrors of their ordeals, which began with being recruited back home, only to be forced into prostitution. prostitution against their will in the United States. Some victims were as young as 14 years old when traffickers recruited them, using fraud and forgery to lure them into their control. “
Sergey Klinov, Dmitry Shegurov and Yury Savin are wanted on charges of white-collar crime
Sergey Klinov, 53, Dmitry Shegurov, 38, and Yury Savin, 46, are accused of being accomplices in white-collar crimes related to their business with ARC Electronics, a Chinese procurement company. Russia, according to the FBI.
Law enforcement says people in the United States exported controlled dual-use technology from U.S. companies to three men in Russia.
“Russian subjects transferred funds back to the United States through third countries to conceal their origin and connections to the Russian military and intelligence services as end users,” the FBI said.
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