Margarita de Jesus Zapata Moreno, 45, should be added to the list of notorious madams. She’s one of the worst kind. The Bogota, Colombia mother forced 12 of her 14 daughters to prostitute themselves to pay bills. Zapata is accused of selling her daughters’ virginity for $200 once they reach age 12. Currently detained at El Buen Pastor Women’s Prison, she denies the allegations.
Tito Cornelio Daza, 51, has been named as the father of her pregnant 16-year-old’s unborn child. She reported her mother to authorities when her mother suggested she have an abortion. She’s receiving counseling at Colombian Family Welfare Institute.
The two younger daughters, ages 11 and 9, have been rescued by child protective services.
Both Zapata and Daza are accused of carnal abuse of a minor under 14-years-old, and the enforcement of prostitution. Zapata faces 10 years in prison if convicted.