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Several New York Democrats Ask For Lenient Sentence For CEO of Male Escort Service

NEW YORK – Some Democratic politicians are asking a federal judge to go easy on a former CEO of a once-popular male escort service website who pleaded guilty last year to promoting prostitution in a case that prompted accusations of anti-gay bias. Read more

Feds Want Prison Time For Escort Website CEO

Brooklyn federal prosecutors on Monday called for prison time for Jeffrey Hurant, the owner of the online gay-escort advertising service rentboy.com whose supporters have claimed was unfairly singled out for promotion of prostitution charges in 2015 because it featured gay sex. Read more

RentBoy CEO, Workers Arrested In Raid of Escort Service, Money Laundering Bust

NEW YORK – Authorities carried out a major prostitution sting targeting a website in Manhattan Tuesday morning, raiding the company headquarters and arresting seven people accused of selling sex and laundering money. Read more