It was an investigation of a Brooklyn-based prostitution ring that netted the biggest fish in New York State: Gov. Eliot Spitzer. (The story was first reported by the Brooklyn Daily Eagle hours after Thursday’s raids.)
The Emperors Club escorts charged anywhere from $1,000 to $3,100 per hour, based on each particular woman’s diamond-rating. The Eagle has a screen-grab from the Emperors Club Web site (taken down soon after the raids) here.
Client 9 Kinky?
If you haven't read enough:
Court filing excerpts regarding "Client 9"
who apparently asked his escorts to do things
"that, like, you might not think were safe..."
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
18 U.S.C. §§ 371, 1952,
2421, 2422, 1956
a/k/a "Michael, " COUNTY OF OFFENSE:
CECIL SUWAL, NEW YORK
a/k/a "Katie, "
a/k/a "Kate, "
TEMEKA RACHELLE LEWIS,
a/k/a "Rachelle, "and
a/k/a "Tania Hollander,"
LEWIS asked "Kristen" how she thought the
appointment went, and "Kristen" said that she thought it went
very well. LEWIS asked "Kristen" how much she collected, and
'Kristen" said $4,300. "Kristen" said that she liked him, and
that she did not think he was difficult. "Kristen" stated: 'I
don't think he's difficult. I mean it's just kind of like . . .
whatever. . . I'm here for a purpose. I know what my purpose is.
I am not a . . . moron, you know what I mean. So maybe that's
why girls maybe think they're difficult . . . ." "Kristen"
continued: "That's what it is, because you're here for a
[purpose]. Let's not get it twisted -I know what I do, you
know." LEWIS responded: "You look at it very uniquely, because .
. . no one .ever says it that way." LEWIS continued that from
what she had been told "he" (believed to be a reference to
Client-9) "would ask you to do things that, like, you might not
think were safe -you know -I mean that . . . very basic things.
. . . "Kristen" responded: "I have a way of dealing with that...