From coast to coast, people advertising available rooms on the popular Web site Craigslist. Kyung Ah Lee, 34, of Los Angeles, was charged with felony pimping and conspiracy to commit prostitution, which carries a maximum punishment of six years in prison.
On Monday, she pleaded not guilty to those charges and her pretrial hearing was set for Nov. Both have been charged with misdemeanor prostitution and keeping a house of prostitution. Park and Shin face up to a year in county jail.
Lee greeted a man Sept. She also is accused of giving instructions and directions to potential customers using the phone advertised on Craigslist. Irvine police Lt. Rick Handfield said no one else has been arrested or charged in the investigation, which began in September.
Craig Newmark, who started Craigslist in San Francisco inhas said the site aims to make it easier for people to get everyday chores done. There are lists, covering all 50 states and more than 50 countries.
Su Jin Park. Kyung Ah Lee. Show Caption.
By Orange County Register. Park is in custody on an immigration hold. Shin was cited and released.
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