Three accused of operating a sex trafficking ring in Albuquerque

May 19, 2017

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Federal authorities have accused two men and a woman of operating a sex trafficking ring in Albuquerque. Prosecutors say 34-year-old Cornelius Galloway, 28-year-old Matthew Woods and 43-year-old Danielle Galloway were indicted on charges of commercial sex trafficking, commercial sex trafficking of a minor and conspiracy. Woods also has been indicted for attempting to recruit a victim. Cornelius Galloway allegedly ran the sex trafficking organization that started last October. Prosecutors say two unidentified members of the conspiracy killed two people in January "because their activities were contrary to the objectives of the criminal sex trafficking organization." Danielle Holloway pleaded not guilty to the charges Thursday and was ordered detained pending her trial. Cornelius Galloway remains detained pending May 22 arraignment and detention hearings. Woods is facing a May 30 arraignment hearing.