ATLANTA — Atlanta Police arrested a man accused of human trafficking the day before Super Bowl LIII.
Authorities said it began several months before.
A 19-year-old woman met Emmett "Jackpot" Murphy in New Jersey.
They talked through social media regularly. He asked her repeatedly to come to Atlanta to be in a music video. She finally agreed when he offered her $3,000 to participate, police said.
She arrived in Atlanta around 5 p.m. the day before the Super Bowl.
When she got in town, she was taken to Murphy's Midtown apartment on 17th Street.
Once she got inside, police said Murphy called her into the bathroom and told her she was going to dance naked at a local club and sell her body for money, then give all the cash to him.
The woman told police she saw guns and ammunition in the condo.
The 19-year-old was left alone in the condo with another woman, who told her Murphy would beat her if she didn't comply with his orders.
Police obtained a search warrant and took Murphy into custody.
He was arrested on charges of trafficking of persons for labor servitude and trafficking of persons for sexual servitude. He was taken to Fulton County Jail.
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