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      Florence woman faces sex trafficking of children charge

      Kelsey Lemmond/Florence County Detention Center

      Three people are charged with Interstate Prostitution of a Minor.

      According the the United States Attorney's Office, George McLeod III a.k.a "Pimp Stick Quezzy", 29, of Columbia, Tabitha L. Keever , 22, of Traveler's Rest and Kelsey E. Lemmond, 19, of Florence were charged in a 6 count indictment with criminal conspiracy, transportation of a minor with intent to engage in criminal sexual activity, sex trafficking of children, social security fraud, and aggravated identity theft.

      Federal officials did not release any other information about the case.

      The maximum penalty the defendants could receive is life imprisonment and a fine of $250,000.

      The case was investigated by agents of Federal Bureau of Investigation.