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Vixen Direct Owner Faces Firearm Charges
Sep 4, 2007 11:45 AM PDTAdult businessman Steve Crowe on Friday pleaded not guilty to six counts connected to illegal use of firearms after a judge denied motions to dismiss the charges.
Fla. Strip Club Investigation Ends With 8 Arrests
Sep 4, 2007 10:15 AM PDTA strip club owner, two dancers and five others were arrested Friday after a month-long undercover operation revealed evidence of drug trafficking and prostitution.
Fed. Judge Refuses to Dismiss Red Rose Obscenity Charges
Sep 3, 2007 6:00 AM PDTU.S. District Judge Joy Flowers Conti has refused to dismiss the federal obscenity charges pending against Karen Fletcher, aka Red Rose, according to media reports.
Illinois Club, Video Store Fined $204K Each
Sep 1, 2007 9:00 AM PDTA Lake County judge has fined the owners of a strip club and an adult video store $204,500 each for violating a county law regulating adult establishments.
Las Vegas' Crazy Horse Too Goes Into Foreclosure
Sep 1, 2007 8:00 AM PDTLocal TV station KTVC is reporting that adult nightclub Crazy Horse Too is now in foreclosure, with the federal government seizing the club from owner Rick Rizzolo and his associates.
Man Allegedly Used Over $16K in Embezzled Funds for Porn, Dating Sites
Sep 1, 2007 6:00 AM PDTA former chairman of the Derry, Mass., School Board will plead guilty to charges that he embezzled thousands of dollars from a previous employer to pay for home improvements, charitable donations and adult website subscriptions, according to media reports.
Kansas City Grand Jury Indicts 2 Adult Shops for Obscenity
Aug 31, 2007 10:30 AM PDTTwo adult shops were indicted for promoting obscenity, the first result of a local conservative group's petition for grand jury investigations of 32 adult businesses in six counties.
Joe Francis Changes Attorneys in Fla.
Aug 31, 2007 9:00 AM PDT"Girls Gone Wild" owner Joe Francis has fired Aaron Dyer and Larry Simpson, the two attorneys who have represented him for the last four years, and replaced them with lawyer Roy Black.
U.S. Appeals Court Halts Enforcement of Mich. Nudity Ban
Aug 31, 2007 7:00 AM PDTThe 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has granted a preliminary injunction to a club and a dancer who challenged Michigan’s prohibition on nude dancing in establishments that serve alcohol, a decision that appears to have stemmed largely from the state’s mishandling of its legal arguments.
Blog Spammers Posting Porn, Spyware Links to .Gov Sites
Aug 30, 2007 4:00 PM PDTIn a development that underscores one of the downsides to the greater interactivity of the so-called Web 2.0 environment, forums on governmental and educational websites are being exploited by blog spammers to spread spyware and generate traffic to adult sites, as documented by a noted tech blogger.
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