Authorities said Mull forced the women he entrapped into prostitution and pornography, made them take cocaine and methamphetamine, raped and choked them, and threatened to kill victims and their families to ensure compliance."We do believe that there are more young girls that have been traumatized, raped, sexually assaulted, strangled, threatened, who may be in fear," Northampton District Attorney John Morganelli said at a Dec.
Since the initial charges were publicized, several other accusers have contacted police to lodge assault, forced pornography and sex trafficking allegations against Mull.
Bethlehem police said they've been in touch with law enforcement in several other cities, from Pittsburgh to San Diego to Honolulu, where Mull was charged last year after a woman accused him of raping and strangling her.
The accuser who spoke with the AP said Mull was an expert manipulator.
After connecting online, they spent three hours on the phone, the conversation flowing so naturally it seemed to the woman like no time had passed at all."I felt like maybe I really found something with this guy," she said. He made me feel like he understood me."A week later, on Oct. She said the original plan was to meet up in Bethlehem and go out somewhere.
Officers rescued her and arrested Mull, who's been in custody ever since.
The AP does not typically identify people who say they are sexual assault victims unless they give permission.
Mull had other ideas, according to court documents, taking her hostage in his hotel room, raping her repeatedly and burning her with a lighter.
"You look into his eyes," the 24-year-old New Jersey woman told The Associated Press, "and you see the devil."The woman, authorities say, had blundered into the clutches of an interstate serial predator, one who used guile and charm to lure unwitting victims into a dark, violent world of sexual exploitation.
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Police say he raped her, choked her until she vomited, burned her back with a butane torch lighter, forced her to take drugs and declared her as his personal property.