Monday, November 7, 2011
MS-13 Leader Arrested For Sex Trafficking Runaway Teen Girls [Virginia]: Rances Ulices Amaya, a/k/a "Blue" or "Murder," 23, of Springfield, Va., was arrested yesterday accused of running an underground prostitution business involving underage female runaways. … Amaya was charged by a criminal complaint with sex trafficking of a minor, and he faces a mandatory minimum of 10 years and a maximum of life in prison if convicted. … Amaya is a leader of the Guanacos Lokotes Salvatrucha (GLS) clique of MS-13. In the spring of 2010, Amaya allegedly assisted another MS-13 member in running a juvenile prostitution business by recruiting clients and providing security at the appointments, which included carrying a machete. Amaya is accused of threatening the juveniles and physically assaulting them if they did not want to have sex with the clients.