Browsing: prostitution

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Yo! What a pimp gon’ do if his main girl is wit a ‘nother pimp? That’s the same question (not word-for-word) Salah Youssef asked himself, according to prosecutors. Youssef was allegedly in charge of his own Gravesend-based prostitution ring when he found out his girlfriend was working for a rival prostitution ring. Not only working…

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Prosecutors unveiled a slew of charges today against a prostitution network named High Class NY, operating along the Sheepshead Bay-Midwood border, and run by a husband, wife, son and step-son. High Class NY charged between $400 per hour to $3,600 per hour, with clients often spending more than $10,000 in one night, the indictment alleges.…

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(UPDATED: Sheepshead Bay Prostitution Ring Busted; Family-Run Service Earned $7 Million) A Sheepshead Bay-based prostitution and drug ring that brought in more than $2 million annually has been busted, sparking the indictment of 17 individuals and five corporations. Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes unveiled the 144-count indictment of the high-priced “escort service” at a press…

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I spotted this poster last week at the bus shelter on Emmons Avenue and East 26th Street, right in front of Applebee’s. The advertisement is a “call to end human trafficking.” The location is no coincidence. The hotels on Emmons Avenue have been known for years as hooker hotels. Whether that’s true or not, the…