Twenty-eight-year-old Stephanie Chapman of Fairfax was indicted on July 11 of this year by a federal grand jury.
According to court records and evidence presented during her trial, between Feb. 27, 2013 and March 12, 2013 Chapman and her boyfriend, Ronnie Holmes, met a 15-year-old girl and recruited her to be a prostitute for them.
Chapman has pled guilty to related charges, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.
Authorities say Chapman and Holmes took sexually suggestive photographs of the girl, sent the photographs to potential customers and posted the photographs on a web site.
The couple drove the girl to meet with customers at locations in Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia, and took half of the money paid to the girl after she engaged in sex with customers for money, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Washington field office.
Chapman was convicted by United States District Judge Liam O’Grady and a federal jury on charges of conspiracy to commit sex trafficking of a child, sex trafficking of a child, and interstate transportation of a minor for the purposes of prostitution.
Chapman faces a maximum penalty of life in prison with a mandatory minimum term of 10 years of imprisonment when she is sentenced on January 24, 2014.
The FBI's Washington field office worked together with Fairfax County Police on the investigation, and the county's chief of police, Colonel Edwin C. Roessler, Jr., was present Thursday for the announcement of Chapman's conviction.
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