By Michael Zennie. The district attorney in upscale Nassau County, New York, has unleashed civil strife by posting the names and pictures of men arrested in a prostitution sting over the last six weeks. All of them set up dates to meet with prostitutes at local a hotel using the classified site back. District Attorney Kathleen Rice said police started a sting operation in April after receiving numerous complaints about prostitution at hotels across the county.
Wall of shame: District Attorney Kathleen Rice said she hopes that this poster of the men arrested in a prostitution sting will put men on notice that they will be humiliated if they try to buy sex in Nassau County. It's unknown how many of the men arrested were married and whether any of their spouses had to wait until the public release of information today to learn of their infidelity.
Nassau divorce lawyer Bryan L. Salamone says he has had four women come to him seeking divorces because their husbands were charged with soliciting prostitutes. About 20percent of marriages where a wife finds out her husband has been cheating - with a hooker or otherwise - will end in divorce.
Such divorces are usually bitter. The other 80percent of men will eventually be forgiven by their wives - often after marriage counseling and ificant amounts of contrition. All walks of life: The arrested men ranged in age from 17 to Several races and nationalities and religious backgrounds were also represented in the arrests of the alleged johns.
Most of the suspects are professionals. Several lawyers were arrested.
The suspects also include two doctors, two dentists, two engineers, two college professors, two college students, a teacher, a stockbroker and a car salesman. Each man arrived at the hotel after agreeing to meet online with an undercover officer posing as a hooker in the escorts section of back. The arrested men range in age from 17 to The average age is Most, 79, came from Nassau County and 25 traveled from out of town.
Most are professionals. Salamone says in his experience, busy professionals who aren't getting enough attention from their wives are more likely to look for extra-marital sex from prostitutes than from a mistress.
They can just hook up very easily and be done,' Salamone says. But, he cautioned, wives often profit handsomely if that affair in divorce.
Prosecuted: Rice said each of the men pictured was arrested after agreeing to meet an undercover officer posing online as a prostitute and then handing over cash at a hotel room. Rice said she released the composite 'wall of shame' because she wanted to put the men who buy prostitutes in Nassau county on notice. The district attorney in upscale Nassau County, New York, unleashed civil strife by posting the names and pictures of men arrested in a prostitution sting over the last six weeks.
When the would-be john handed over cash in exchange for sex, officers swooped in and promptly arrested the offender. Each interaction was recorded by hidden cameras and microphones planted in the hotel room.
But one Nassau County criminal defense lawyer who is representing men arrested in the sting is crying foul. Elliot S. Schlissel told MailOnline that Rice' decided to publicly shame the men who are still legally innocent. Nassau County District Attorney said that by publicly naming and picturing each of the men arrested, she hopes to made potential johns understand the the risk of being caught and publicly shamed is growing rapidly.
Here are the suspects, each charged with misdemeanor patronizing a prostitute:. Michael J. Knott Jr. The views expressed in the contents above are those of our users and do not necessarily reflect the views of MailOnline.
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