THE NEW FORTY John isn't on the client list...
I was pleased to read a recent Associated Press article that useda Maine case to highlight agrowing trend - the publication of the names of prostitutes' patrons . Oh yes, you heard that right. The day... Posted on 10/15/12 at 8:00 PM
A Zumba instructor who admitted using her exercise studio as a front for a prostitution ring was released from jail on Saturday after serving slightly more than half of her 10-month sentence, authorities said.
More lawmakers, police and prosecutors across the country are starting to shift their view. Increasingly, they are focusing on arresting traffickers and customers (pimps and johns, as it were) and on getting help for prostitutes.
After pleading guilty to a lesser charge of promoting prostitution, Joshua Harry, 27, was sentenced to five years in prison with 2½ suspended and five years probation Friday at the Grand Forks County Courthouse.
A Zumba fitness instructor at the center of a prostitution scandal featuring sex videos, adultery and more than 100 clients told a judge who sentenced her Friday to 10 months in jail that she's happy to have escaped her former life.
Once facing a possible sentence of life in prison for pimping a 17-year-old girl, Amanda Stewart Wednesday was sentenced to serve 70 hours of community service and two years of supervised probation on a lesser charge.
The lead investigator in the case against an insurance agent accused of helping a fitness instructor use a Zumba studio as a front for prostitution testified Friday that she concluded early in her investigation that a "pimp" was calling the shots.
Research shows that Minnesota girls who run from their homes are not only more vulnerable to being sold for sex, but also face a higher risk of being raped or sexually abused in other ways. In Ramsey County, police, prosecutors, advocates, and nurses are focusing on runaways as they take on the broader fight against juvenile prostitution.
Eight people were arrested for prostitution or hiring an individual to engage in sexual activity during a Dickinson Police Department and Bureau of Criminal Investigation prostitution sting conducted Friday and Saturday, according to a press release.
There were four sex solicitation cases charged in Cass County District Court last year. Fargo police Lt. Joel Vettel said the department doesn’t keep statistics on the number of stings conducted and how many arrests results from each, but it’s rare that an arrest isn’t made, he said.
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