Houston woman sentenced for trying to sell daughter for sex

Houston woman sentenced for trying to sell daughter for sex

Houston mom tried to sell her daughter for sex to a man

She ultimately pleaded guilty to felony charges of sexual performance of a child, attempted human trafficking and promotion of prostitution of a child.

A woman will spend decades in prison for the attempted sex trafficking of her 2-year-old child. She was arrested at the Greyhound bus station in Montgomery County, and her daughter was taken into protective custody. It is hard not to put into question, Peters intent with bringing her daughter into this world and her level of consideration towards motherhood.

Sarah Peters, 25, was caught after a sting involving an undercover police officer impersonating a willing pedophile was setup in February. Her daughter has been officially handed over to the Child Protection Services. In February, the Montgomery County Precinct 1 Constable's Office in Texas was conducting an investigation into child exploitation.

The man happened to be an undercover detective.

One of the biggest operations in the Task Force's history took place just last month. In exchange, that man would get to "engage in sex acts with the child", the release states.

In a statement, Attorney General Jeff Sessions promised that his Justice Department would be relentless in tracking down those who would exploit children for sexual purposes. And yet, in recent years, certain forms of modern technology have facilitated the spread of child pornography and created greater incentives for its production... It remained unclear who the child's father was and the man's whereabouts.

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