MEXICAN PIMP HUGO HERNANDEZ-VELAZQUEZ, BROTHERS RAN US SEX RING, FEDS SAY. Hernandez-Velazquez was arrested in Mexico and extradited to New York
February 20, 2021
A Mexican pimp and his brothers ran a yearslong sex ring that forced women into prostitution across the U.S. and used intimidation and violence to keep them in line, Brooklyn prosecutors said Friday.
Hugo Hernandez-Velazquez, 45, also known as “The Hen,” was arrested in Mexico in August and extradited to New York earlier this week. He faces a 12-count indictment charging him and his two brothers with racketeering, sex trafficking, interstate prostitution, alien smuggling and other crimes.
Arcelia Hernandez-Velazquez, 47, and Ernesto Hernandez-Velazquez, 40, were busted in New