This Tuesday, begins the trial against Liliana del Carmen Campos Puello, ‘La Madame’, investigated by the Attorney General’s Office for concerted crimes to commit crimes, trafficking in persons and inducing prostitution begins.

Liliana del Carmen Campos – ‘La Madame’ – is designated as the head of the largest sexual exploitation network in the country.

The Prosecutor’s Office points to this woman as leading a network of sexual exploitation in Cartagena, which had tentacles in other countries of the Caribbean to where, according to the investigating entity, she sent young girls to provide sexual services.

‘La Madame’ remains in the women’s prison of San Diego, in the Historic Center of Cartagena Photo: Yomaira Grandett / El Tiempo

Liliana del Carmen Campos Puello and several members of her family, including her father and her husband, were arrested on July 30, 2018, to form a sexual exploitation network. In total 18 persons were arrested in the so-called Vesta operation in Cartagena. No minors were involved.

Article originally appeared on Today Colombia and is republished here with permission.