The 59-year-old CEO of a global food distribution company worth billions of dollars has been arrested for child sex trafficking.
Ian Charles Schenkel, who served as the CEO of the Haliburton International Foods company based in Ontario, California, is now facing six felony counts of unlawful sexual intercourse involving a minor and two misdemeanor charges of soliciting prostitution of a minor. Schenkel is facing a maximum sentence of eight years in state prison and two years in county jail.
Meanwhile, 22-year-old Amanda Emilia Perez was charged with six felony counts related to facilitating the prostitution of minors. She is facing a maximum sentence of nearly 15 years in state prison.