03/06/2015 12:12 EST | Updated 05/05/2015 05:59 EDT

Ontario women charged with exploiting sex trade worker in Edmonton

EDMONTON - Charges have been laid against two Ontario women in the alleged sexual exploitation of another woman in the sex trade.

Police have charged Nadine Brown, 38, of Niagara Falls, Ont., and Yolanda Mohabeer, 20, of Pickering, Ont.

Police allege the pair financially benefited from services conducted by the complainant.

The two women have been charged with trafficking in persons, living on the avails of prostitution, assault and uttering threats.