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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Central District of Illinois

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, August 13, 2018

Springfield Man Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for Sex Trafficking Underage Girls

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – U.S. District Judge Sue E. Myerscough today ordered Calvin S. Williams, 35, of Springfield, Ill., to serve 20 years in prison followed by a term of 10 years supervised release. Williams, also known as “Cadillac Hustle,” “Cadillac,” “Caddy,” was also ordered to register as a sex offender.

Williams has remained in the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service since his arrest in June 2016.

On Mar. 16, 2018, Williams entered a plea of guilty to sexual exploitation of children. Williams was charged by complaint in June 2016, and indicted on charges of sex trafficking minors, production of child pornography, and distribution and possession of child pornography in 2015 in Springfield.  

The charges are the result of investigation by the FBI and Springfield Police Department. Assistant U.S. Attorneys Matthew Z. Weir and Gregory M. Gilmore represented the government in the case prosecution.

Topic(s): 
Human Trafficking
Project Safe Childhood
Updated August 13, 2018