Posts Tagged ‘prostitution’

Oh Finally, the Perfect Man, Defined!

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in NY Press Exclusive

Picture 1 A few months ago, the horrifically cynical new prostitution dating auction site WhatsYourPrice.com made minor media waves with the release of its survey results revealing the stats of NYC’s “perfect woman.” Now those geniuses have done it again! BeYourOwnPimp.com has released the results of another survey, this time educating us all on the most desirable [&hellip
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Cops Reach Out for Help in Chinatown Murders

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Breaking News

Cops are asking for help in solving the murders of two Chinatown residents, who were shot and set afire a few weeks ago. The deceased were Li Xiao Ling, 70, and Yong Hua Chen, her 36-year-old friend. Detectives have been focusing primarily on an “underground Chinatown credit system known as the ‘Hui,’‘ which has been [&hellip
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Chinatown Murders Might Be Linked to Prostitution

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town, Our Town Downtown

Friday was an ugly crime, but that doesn’t mean that police aren’t making progress There’s been a bit of a new twist in Friday’s murder case regarding two women found dead in a burning ground-floor apartment in Chinatown. The women, Xia L. Li, 70, and Yong Hua Chen, 36, have been all over New York [&hellip
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Does Backpage.com Help or Hinder Sex Trafficking? Protesters Outside the Village Voice Disagree

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

Norma Ramos addresses the crowd. “Village Voice shame on you, most of you have daughters too!” “Village Voice you have a choice, stop selling girls with no voice!” Last Wednesday these chants echoed throughout Cooper Square, where protestors led by the Coalition Against Trafficking in Women (CATW) and Prostitute Research & Education (PRE) rallied outside the Village Voice’s office. The [&hellip
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West End Madam

Written by admin on . Posted in Crime Watch West Side Spirit, News West Side Spirit

A day after police and members of the Mayor’s Office of Special Enforcement busted a Midtown West massage parlor, an Upper West Side madam who ran the operation was arrested. Cops said the massage parlor, where employees allegedly engaged in prostitution, was run by Noreen Williams, who resides on West End Avenue, near West 105th [&hellip
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