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[VIDEO] Student Led High School Prostitution Ring in Florida

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Suspected prostitution ring uncovered in Sarasota County high schools A 17-year-old recruited fellow high school students for a prostitution ring and coordinated deals on social media, charging $50 to $100 in cash and alcohol, police in Florida said. The teen is charged with felony human trafficking after a Friday arrest in Venice, near Sarasota on Florida's Gulf Coast. John Michael Mosher, 21, also was arrested Friday. Police say he paid $40 and a bottle of liquor to have sex with a 15-year-old girl. She did not want to participate in the sex act, according to police. Mosher is charged with felony sexual battery on a victim older than 12. He's being held without bond and has been ordered to have no contact with the victim or the 17-year-old. Police Capt. Tom Mattmuller told the Sarasota Herald-Tribune that a third arrest is expected Tuesday. The alleged ring first came to light in October after four students at Venice High School told administrators that the 17-year-old ? a student at Sarasota High ? and a male student from their school wanted them to join, according to police. About the same time, police looked into reports of a Riverview High School student's involvement with Mosher. The 17-year-old and at least one other student are said to have come up with a plan over the summer to prostitute other teens for money and alcohol. Police documents indicate that the ring leader arranged for Mosher to have sex with the 15-year-old girl in a community pool shed in August. Police say no activity took place on school property. Students told officers that the ring leader coordinated at least three prostitution deals ? including the one with Mosher ? through Facebook private messaging, according to police. Police said that a search warrant was issued for the 17-year-old's Facebook account and that they found conversations between potential clients and participants, along with details of how the transactions would be made. RELATED - SARASOTA COUNTY, FLA -- It's the kind of thing you don't expect to hear in the high schools. A Sarasota high school student arrested and charged with a felony count of human trafficking, or more specifically trying to start a prostitution ring that stretched from Riverview to Venice High Schools. She's identified as 17-year old suspected 'madam' Alexa De Armas. Police say four girls at Venice High school said they were approached by a male classmate as well as De Armas about "joining their prostitution ring." They say much of it was organized through Facebook Private Messenger since De Armas didn't have a cell phone. Police have already arrested one suspected John, 21 year old John Mosher of Venice. Police reports say DeArmas brokered a deal with a 15-year old who received $40 dollars and a bottle of alcohol for having sex at a community pool shed off Colonia Lane in Nokomis. Mosher's been charged with sexual battery on a minor. Students told police they thought this was one of at least three deals DeArmas coordinated. Reaction on the streets of Sarasota was mixed. "It's underage girls in a prostitution ring, it's not really right in all honestly," said 15-year old Daniel Prieta of Cardinal Mooney High School. "I wasn't surprised. Seems like kids who don't have a job yet are trying to make some money," said Clay Barclay, a 24-year old graduate of Lemon Bay High School in Englewood. Police say DeArmas had discussed her rates---ranging from $20, to $100 dollars for sex with a virgin.