Md. Soccer Coach Charged With Human Trafficking, Prostitution

A Germantown, Md. man was charged with human trafficking after a sting at a local hotel. Police tell News4 he recruited women from France to work as prostitutes. Derrick Ward tells how police discovered the alleged operation. (Published Friday, Aug. 7, 2015)

Updated at 7:29 PM EDT on Friday, Aug 7, 2015

By Kinsey Grant

A Germantown man who runs a soccer academy in Montgomery County was charged this week with prostitution and human trafficking after an undercover sting at a suburban hotel. 

Armand Theinkue Donfack, 35, trafficked a woman from France to work as an escort, advertised her services online and then took a portion of her earnings, according to prosecutors.

Donfack is a soccer coach and the owner of Champions Soccer Academy, which has played at Maryland Soccerplex and Discovery Sports Center, according to the company's Facebook page.

He was arrested Monday and charged with two counts of human trafficking, one count of operating a business for prostitution and two counts of prostitution, Montgomery County Police said...