Chicago man convicted of trafficking teens in St. Louis County

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ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – A Chicago man faces ten years to life in prison after his conviction on sex trafficking of minors.

The United State Attorney’s Office of the Eastern District of Missouri announced the conviction Monday. Reginald Williams brought a 16-year-old girl to a St. Louis County hotel, where she was to be sold for sex. He was busted in an undercover sting.

Williams posted pictures of the girls online.

He was convicted of several charges involved with taking the teens across state lines and forcing them into prostitution. He is scheduled to besentence on May 30, 2014.