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Marco Orrego: Boynton Beach man accused of trafficking 16-year-old, according to police

Posted at 10:57 AM, May 18, 2017

A man accused of having sex with a 16-year-old girl and then coercing her into selling herself for sex is under arrest, according to the Boynton Beach Police Department.

Officers took 31-year-old Marco Orrego into custody Wednesday.

Orrego brought the teenager to the Homing Inn to meet men who wanted to solicit sex and then threatened to kill her if she left, police said.


He's been charged with human trafficking, unlawful sexual activity with a minor, possession of sexual performance by a minor and soliciting child to commit unlawful sexual conduct.

A judge set his bond at $555,000 and ordered him to have no contact with the victim, witnesses, anyone under 18 or any electronic websites.

Police say the victim's dad told them she was missing and had run away. Her dad found her internet listing and reported it to police.

Boynton Beach Police say the victim said she first met Orrego after posting a website listing soliciting sex and on her own accord.

She says the second time she met up with Orrego, she told him she no longer wanted to be used for sex.