A Worcester man accused of human trafficking used medication and worry to regulate ladies he compelled to commit intercourse acts for cash, in line with federal paperwork.
Ronald Corridor, 46, of Worcester is going through each federal and state human trafficking costs after authorities say he provided ladies with medication and even had his nickname tattooed on a few of them, in line with federal data.
Corridor was indicted Wednesday in federal court docket on 5 counts of intercourse trafficking by pressure or coercion and one rely of transportation of people to interact in prostitution. He stays in state custody after he was arraigned in August on comparable costs.
Federal investigators accuse Corridor, recognized by the moniker “Riz”, of trafficking 5 ladies between 2012 and 2019. He took them to Nevada, elements of Massachusetts, Florida, New Jersey, Connecticut and Rhode Island and compelled the ladies to have intercourse for cash, data mentioned.
On Jan. 22, a lady was arrested driving a stolen automotive registered to Corridor. The girl spoke to Massachusetts State Police and mentioned, “that she was being pimped by Corridor and he had bodily assaulted and raped her,” federal data mentioned.
The girl instructed investigators Corridor stored her at a lodge in Natick the place he gave her cocaine laced with fentanyl.
She mentioned Corridor beat her with an ice-scraper and smashed her head into the dashboard of his automotive, data mentioned. The girl took Corridor’s automotive to flee him.
Federal authorities started investigating Corridor in February after receiving data from Massachusetts State Police concerning the Jan. 22 incident.
One lady instructed investigators she was the sufferer of one other human trafficking investigation involving one other man. She met Corridor between 2013 and 2014 when she purchased medication from him, in line with authorities.
Corridor promised that lady and one other lady medication as he recruited them to work as prostitutes, data present.
Corridor had a number of ladies residing with him at one level and compelled them to carry out intercourse acts at a therapeutic massage parlor in Rhode Island. The girl pulled over in January additionally instructed authorities she was compelled to have intercourse for cash in resorts, casinos and different places.
Some ladies had been taken to Las Vegas to carry out intercourse acts, authorities mentioned.
The ladies below Corridor’s violent management had been instructed to make $1,000 to $2,000 each day with all the cash going to Corridor, investigators mentioned. Corridor provided the girl with medication and weren’t allowed to have every other medication aside from what he provided.
One lady instructed investigators that “a few of the ladies working for Corridor had tattoos that learn, ‘RIZ’, with a crown above the phrase.”
Investigators consider Corridor used the tattoo to model the ladies.
Corridor allegedly mined the now defunct Backpage.com to seek out ladies and preyed on their drug addictions. Corridor withheld medication from the ladies as a type of punishment, data mentioned.
By way of their investigation, authorities had been in a position to determine 5 ladies Corridor trafficked, federal data mentioned.