"Hollywood Madam" Heidi Fleiss Arrested in Pahrump!
I am so shocked to learn that Heidi Fleiss, the famous "Hollywood Madam" has been arrested in our quiet community! I have just come back from Brenda's Hairdressing Salon and someone (nameless for now) came in and made the announcement.
And yes it is true! How could this have happened and no one was told - certainly no one at my church group...how can this happen?
Now that I have searched around, this is what I have found:
Pahrump, which is near Crystal, or the other way around, has a bunch of brothels, but none populated by male prostitutes. Nonetheless, the locals react to Fleiss like a bunch of New England blue stockings finding the devil himself setting up a lemonade stand in their midst. Most seem concerned about the remnants of Fleiss' notoriety reflecting badly on their community, but others, including some puffy old homer whose job is the brothel commissioner, or something similar (sounds like a frat prank at a panty raid, doesn't it?), are bothered by the idea of male prostitutes and female clients. Meanwhile, Fleiss gets caught up in a corruption case involving one of the area's most powerful brothel owners.
This is from the San Francisco Chronicle which often gets things wrong.
Wikipedia says this about Heidi Fleiss:
In 1997, she was convicted in connection with her prostitution ring with charges including pandering and tax evasion. Her ring had numerous famous and wealthy clients. She was sentenced to 37 months in prison for tax evasion, (pandering charges were dropped) but served just 21. Her original three-year sentence prompted wide outrage at her harsh punishment, while her customers had not been punished.
I am calling for ALL Pahrumpians to write letters to our town council demanding the police GET SERIOUS about prostitution.