Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Federal agents raid ‘largest’ male escort site on prostitution charges

Federal agents and New York police officers raided the Manhattan-based headquarters of Rentboy.com, a site designed primarily for “advertising illegal prostitution,” according to prosecutors. Seven people were arrested.

Brooklyn prosecutors said the male escort internet site had 2,500 subscribers and had produced $10 million in revenue between 2010 and 2015.

“As alleged, Rentboy.com attempted to present a veneer of legality, when in fact this internet brothel made millions of dollars from the promotion of illegal prostitution,” said acting US Attorney Kelly Currie in a statement.  (more...)

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