Authorities in California say a Texas-based rapper was arrested on suspicion of human trafficking in connection with his alleged scheme to sell two women into the sex trade.
According to TMZ, Sosamann, whose legal name is Anthony Denson, was arrested following a Los Angeles prostitution sting operation netted the two women he is alleged to have enticed to the area with elaborate promises of a celebrity lifestyle.
Instead, investigators say he forced them into prostitution and prevented them from escaping his grasp.
Following the initial sting operation, police reportedly identified a number of human-trafficking suspects, including Denson. He was reportedly arrested on May 11 and is facing a felony criminal count.
The two women allegedly told police that he was one of the individuals who lured them to Los Angeles and kept them captive once they arrived.
Records indicate Denson was released from jail on May 12 on $100,000 bail and is scheduled to appear in court again in June.
According to Complex, he has remained an active presence on his social media channels but has not issued a statement of any type related to the recent arrest.
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