A suspect is convicted of federal sex trafficking charges.
The Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division made the announcement after Corey Hereford’s four day trial concluded Thursday. The 50-year old Beloit man was convicted of several charges including sex trafficking, sex trafficking of a minor and more. Assistant Attorney General Kristen Clarke says Hereford targeted and exploited young women, one of whom was underage who were addicted to heroin for his sex trafficking enterprise. Hereford’s sentencing date is May 12th.