Room Service Entertainment, headquartered in Queens, N. The arrest highlights the continued presence of prostitution on Craigslist, according to Cuomo. Today's arrests underscore the inherent risks posed by Craigslist and, most importantly, the need for protections that are full-fledged, not half-baked.
In addition to employing prostitutes, the company also hired "bookers" who would post to Craigslist and take phone calls from prospective customers to set up a meeting, officials said. On the phone, bookers and clients did not use the term sex and instead referred to "GFE," or girlfriend experiences, as well as "skiing" and "rock climbing," which referred to drugs and partying, according to authorities.
Among the indicted are the owners of the alleged ring - Scott Rosenberg, 45, and Josef Davenport, Meanwhile, Craigslist's chief executive is suing South Carolina's attorney general, claiming the prosecutor's threat to file prostitution charges against the San Francisco company is unreasonable.
McMaster said last week he would prosecute Craigslist executives for aiding and abetting prostitution if an ad on the site le to a prostitution case in South Carolina. McMaster has said his office is investigating, but no charges have been brought. In a statement, McMaster says the lawsuit shows Craigslist is taking his investigation seriously and called it a victory.
The lawsuit was filed late Tuesday night in a federal court in South Carolina. Please enter address to continue. Please enter valid address to continue.
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