Orange County District Attorney Press Release
For Immediate Release: September 23, 2014
Case # 14NF3978
SANTA ANA – A man was charged today with trafficking a woman from Northern California to Orange County to have her engage in commercial sex. Eugene Lamar Corbett, 30, Sacramento, is charged with one felony count each of human trafficking, pimping, and pandering. If convicted, he faces a maximum sentence of 20 years in state prison. The People will request he be held on $250,000 bail and must prove the money is from a legal and legitimate source before posting bond. He is scheduled to be arraigned today in Department CJ-1, Central Jail, Santa Ana. The time is to be determined.
Circumstances of the Case
Corbett is accused of being a human trafficker/pimp who exploits women for financial gain. Pimps often establish rigid rules that their victims are expected to follow. In this case, Corbett is accused of requiring the victim to turn over all payment she received for engaging in commercial sex acts to the defendant. Failure to follow these rules can often result in physical and/or emotional abuse. Continue reading