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CASE NAME:United States v. Cadena
ALL PLAINTIFFS:United States
ALL DEFENDANTS:Rogerio Francisco Cadena, Juan Luis Cadena-Sosa, Carmen Cadena, Abel Cadena Sosa, Rafael Alberto Cadena-Sosa, Hugo Cadena-Sosa, Antonia Sosa, Samuel Rodriguez-Hernandez, Franciso Diaz-Juarez, Benito Xolot-Victorio, Procopio Lopez-Conteras, Jose Antonio Fabela, Patricio Sosa, Jose Cuevas-Ataxca, Martin Ambrosio-Herrera, Felix Alvarado
CITATION:USA v. Cadena (S.D.Fla. 1998)
DOCKET NUMBER:2:98-cr-14015
SOURCE:Bloomberg, DOJ/US Attorney Website or Press Release, Lexis Search
TYPE OF CASE:Criminal
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TYPE OF TRIAL:Judge
TRIAL JUDGE(S):Jose E. Martinez
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TYPE OF COURT:Federal
STATE:Florida
FEDERAL DISTRICT:Southern District Court
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AGE OF VICTIM(S):Adult and Minor
NUMBER OF VICTIMS:10 +
GENDER OF VICTIM(S):Female
VICTIM'S COUNTRY OF ORIGIN:Mexico
METHOD OF ENTRY INTO THE U.S.:Unknown
WAS VICTIM CHARGED WITH A CRIME:No
NUMBER OF DEFENDANT(S):16
GENDER OF DEFENDANT(S):Female and Male
TYPE OF INDUSTRY:Sex
CASE CATEGORIZATION:Escort Service/Brothel, Commercial Sexual Exploitation/Prostitution
FIRST CHARGE:Transporting for Prostitution
FIRST CHARGE US/STATE CODE CITATION:18 U.S.C. 2421
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SECOND CHARGE:Collection of Credit by Extortion
SECOND CHARGE US/STATE CODE CITATION:18 U.S.C. 1584
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THIRD CHARGE:Bringing in and Harboring Aliens
THIRD CHARGE US/STATE CODE CITATION:8 U.S.C. 1324
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FOURTH CHARGE:Importation of Alien for Immoral Purpose
FOURTH CHARGE US/STATE CODE CITATION:8 U.S.C. 1328
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FIFTH CHARGE:Sale into Involuntary Servitude
FIFTH CHARGE US/STATE CODE CITATION:18 U.S.C. 1584
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LENGTH OF GREATEST SENTENCE:181 months
RESTITUTION REQUIRED:Maximum: 1,000,000
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APPEAL:Yes
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APPELLATE OPINION CITATION:United States v. Rogerio Cadena, 207 F. 3d 633 (11th Ct. 2000)
HOLDING OF APPEALS COURT:Affirm
APPEAL STILL PENDING?:Unknown
SUMMARY:A family conspired to smuggle girls and young women from Mexico. After smuggling them across the border, the family forced these girls and women to work as prostitute and in brothels to pay off the $2,000 smuggling fee. The victims were kept in a room with no windows, given no money, and threatened with beatings and attacks against their families in Mexico. A few victims tried to escape, but were captured and beaten. Additional Charges: Conspiracy against rights of citizens, conspiracy to defraud the united states, Coercion or Enticement of Minor Female
Approval Status:Approved
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