An alien smuggling and prostitution operation allegedly took place at Underground Nightclub on St. Thomas.

ST. THOMAS — A Dominican Republic woman was arrested and charged Wednesday in connection with an alien smuggling and prostitution scheme that allegedly occurred on St. Thomas.

Assistant Attorney General Eric Dreiband of the U.S. Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division and U.S. Attorney Gretchen Shappert of the District of the Virgin Islands announced Thursday that Yohanna Gonzalez-McFarlane, 38, was charged “in a criminal complaint with one count of alien harboring for financial gain and one count of interstate transportation for prostitution.”