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NY Gov. Spitzer's Prostitution Service has LA Stories

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As reported yesterday in the midst of New York Governor Eliot Spitzer's scandal where he was busted for his involvement in a prostitution ring, the same high-scale service he used has ties in Los Angeles as well as Washington, DC, Miami, London and Paris.

Documents released yesterday showed that the Emperors Club VIP operated in two unnamed Los Angeles area hotels in Beverly Hills and Santa Monica according to CBS. The service is "an alleged prostitution ring that set up sexual encounters between wealthy men and escorts" where the hourly rate is $1500. Four people were taken into custody last week.

As for Spitzer, he is expected to resign, though it is unclear when that will happen. If he doesn't step down in 48 hours, the State GOP is threatening to impeach the Governor. Continuing updates can be found at Gothamist.

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Photograph of Spitzer heading to his Fifth Avenue apartment by Louis Lanzano/AP