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Child Math Prodigy Found Working As A Prostitute

Posted by familydynamics on March 31, 2008

Sufiah Yusof, who at 13 years old, was one of the youngest students to be admitted to Oxford University is now working as a prostitute in Manchester.

Now 10 years later, Miss Yusof earns £130 an hour working as a prostitute from her flat in Salford, Manchester, according to the News of the World.

The newspaper claims it sent an undercover reporter to the 23-year-old’s home, where Miss Yusof, who allegedly works under the name Shilpa Lee.

On her website, she is alleged to have described herself as a “very pretty size 8, 32D bust and 5’5” tall – available for bookings every day from 11am to 8pm.” The website has since been shut down.

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Three Women Charged In Masssage Parlor Prostitution

Posted by familydynamics on March 30, 2008

Suffolk police arrested three women Saturday on charges that they gave illegal massages and prostitution services at Acupuncture Qi-Gong Tui Na.

Three women — Jiu Ying Wang, 48, of Ash Avenue in Flushing; Yue Hua Zuo, 49, of Johnson Avenue in Hackensack, N.J.; and Lin Ling Na, 39, of Blossom Avenue in Flushing — were charged with prostitution and giving massages without a license. Wang and Zuo are each facing two counts on the prostitution charge because they performed multiple sex acts in exchange for cash, police said.

The masseuses charged $60 for a standard hourlong massage, and depending on the amount of the tip, sometimes as high as $100, the masseuse would perform a sex act on the client, said Sgt. Todd Barone of the Suffolk police crime section.

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Two Prattville, Alabama Women Arrested For Promoting Prostitution

Posted by familydynamics on March 29, 2008

Police officers, in Prattville, Alabama arrested Ashley Lynn Whitesell and Dawn Renee Williams, both 33, and charged them with promoting prostitution.

The two women were caught when the authorities staged a bogus bachelor party and they showed up. Police said the women had offered their escort services through a Web site that listed rates and customer reviews.

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Former Gov. Eliot Spitzer Is Linked To Another Prostitution Ring

Posted by familydynamics on March 28, 2008

According to the New York Post, disgraced former Gov. Eliot Spitzer has been identified as a long-standing client of a second high-priced call-girl ring.

The ex-governor regularly patronized Wicked Models, the Manhattan-based operation taken down Tuesday, according to financial documents and other evidence unearthed in a yearlong prostitution investigation.

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Bail Set For Woman In Brothel Case

Posted by familydynamics on March 27, 2008

A prosecutor accused a Manhattan woman on Wednesday of controlling a ring of several dozen high-priced prostitutes and said that she tried to dismantle the operation when she sensed the authorities closing in.

The woman, Kristin Davis, 32, was ordered held in $2 million bail after her arraignment in Criminal Court in Manhattan on charges of money laundering and promoting prostitution.

As Ms. Davis, wearing a black hooded jacket emblazoned with rhinestones in the shape of a flaming skull, stood in front of a judge, her lawyer, Mark Jay Heller, said that she was “clothed with the cloak of innocence” and was pleading not guilty.

Mr. Heller added that his client believed she was being “persecuted” because the recent investigation into former Gov. Eliot Spitzer’s use of prostitutes had created a fervor about call-girl operations.

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Manhattan Woman Accused Of Running Prostitution Ring

Posted by familydynamics on March 26, 2008

A Manhattan woman was arrested Tuesday afternoon and accused of running a large prostitution ring. The woman, Kristen Davis, 32, operated four Web sites and had her employees, who charged up to $1,200 an hour, meet clients in apartments she kept in the neighborhood.

The police said they were looking to arrest about 15 prostitutes who worked for Ms. Davis. Investigators seized $19,000 cash from Ms. Davis’s apartment and froze $500,000 in bank accounts linked to her.She was arrested at her apartment, at 235 East 40th Street, and charged with money laundering and promoting prostitution.

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93 Year Old Charged In Prostitution Sting

Posted by familydynamics on March 25, 2008

Prosecutors have decided to drop a soliciting charge against one of two 93-year-old men who were picked up during recent undercover prostitution stings.The state of Florida, however, will continue to pursue a case against the other elderly man.

Carlos Underhill, 93, will not be charged, although he does not deny stopping to chat with the “good-looking girl” who made eyes at him and turned out to be an undercover cop. Police say Underhill was willing to pay $30 for sex, and that he promised to come back a few hours later to consummate the deal.

But prosecutors say that they cannot move ahead with the criminal case because there is no way to prove that Underhill planned to come back.

Underhill was fined $150 for trying to pick up a prostitute in 1990, when he was 75. In the February case, he says that he was not cruising Tamiami Trail for sex, and that all he wanted to do was chat with the buxom woman who smiled at him as he drove past.

Meanwhile, in the case of Frank Milio, prosecutors have issued subpoenas and plan to take him to trial in April. Milio, according to police records, tried to pay $20 in November to an undercover officer on 14th Street West.

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Consultant Tipped Off Spitzer’s Involvement In Prostitution ring

Posted by familydynamics on March 24, 2008

A Republican political consultant said on Sunday that his lawyers wrote a letter to the F.B.I.Eliot Spitzer had patronized high-priced prostitutes during trips to Florida. in November stating that Gov.

But the consultant, Roger J. Stone Jr., said he did not know whether the letter played any role in helping investigators link Mr. Spitzer to a prostitution ring.

An affidavit filed in federal court in Manhattan in the prostitution case said that agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the I.R.S. began investigating the prostitution ring, the Emperor’s Club V.I.P., in October as part of an inquiry of Mr. Spitzer that began last summer when a bank reported what seemed to be suspicious transactions involving Mr. Spitzer.

Mr. Stone, who has referred to politics as “performance art,” is a longtime Republican consultant known for hardball politics and a cloak-and-dagger sensibility. He started out as a teenager in the campaign of Richard M. Nixon, and has a tattoo of the former president’s head on his back.

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Five Women Arrested In Prostitution Sting

Posted by familydynamics on March 22, 2008

The wife of the director of Chester County’s Department of Emergency Services was one of five women arrested during a prostitution sting at a Center City hotel in Philadelphia.

Theresa Atkins, 49, of the 100 block of Woodgate Lane in Paoli, was arrested Wednesday and charged with prostitution, according to the West Chester Daily Local News and Fox29 News. Her husband is Edward J. Atkins, 59, a retired Air Force colonel who has headed the department for about 10 years.

The sting, which netted five women, including Atkins, began about noon Wednesday and lasted several hours, the Philadelphia Daily News reported. The women worked for different escort services and charged from $200 to $400 per hour for sex, according to the Daily News. All were charged with prostitution.

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Retired Police Captain Pleads Guilty In Jesters Prostitution Case

Posted by familydynamics on March 21, 2008

A retired Lockport police captain pleaded guilty yesterday in connection with a federal probe into prostitution activities involving a nationwide fraternal group known as the Royal Order of Jesters.

John Trowbridge, 60, of Lockport, pleaded guilty to a felony violation of the federal law that prohibits transporting a woman over state lines for prostitution.

Trowbridge admitted to District Judge William M. Skretny that he participated in two separate road trips when women were transported out of state for prostitution purposes. One trip was to Kentucky in 2005 and the second was to Pennsylvania in 2006.

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