Local officials have torn down a 3-year-old cult in Mexico responsible for running a sex-slave ring on the Texas border, according to reports.
The group referred to themselves as "Defensores de Cristo" or "Defenders of Christ." The name is in reference to their Spanish cult leader who proclaimed that he was the Christ incarnate, an official from one of the victim's advocacy groups told the Associated Press.
Women were recruited and then ordered to have sex with the cult leader before being subjected to slavery and prostitution. The ring was running alongside the Laredo, Texas border. Spaniard Ignacio Gonzalez de Arriba and 24 others were detained on Tuesday for being in Mexico illegally, Pro8 News reported.
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