MACON, Ga – A Dublin man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison and 5 years supervised release for spearheading an organized interstate pimping ring.
According to Charles Peeler, the United State Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia, 39 year old Jesse Lee Hall plead guilty in May to several charges including sex trafficking, transportation for illegal sexual activity and inducement to travel to engage in criminal sexual activity.
According to Hall’s plea agreement, Hall acted as a pimp for several victims. According to a press release from the United State Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia’s Office, two victims told authorities that Hall forced them to perform sex acts in hotels throughout Central Georgia.
The press release also stated, another victim said Hall was her pimp and that she worked for him from July 2013 until February 2016. The victim said Hall would advertise her services online and transported her to hotels inside and outside of Georgia for sex acts.
The press release also stated, all three victims received threats from Hall to force them to perform sex acts.
The press release also stated, the victims told law enforcement that 41 year old Lantesia Lanier along with Curtis Hall and Jackie Fields, knew about the operation and participated in it.
Lanier was sentenced to a year in prison and one year supervised release for misleading law enforcement about her knowledge of the enterprise.
Mr. Hall and Ms. Fields will be sentenced at a later date.