NM: Desert Divas Prostitution Ring Investigation Continues

Phoenix Police Release List Of Alleged Clients

POSTED: 6:21 pm MST February 15, 2009
UPDATED: 6:38 pm MST February 15, 2009

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The investigation into the Desert Divas prostitution ring continues, and Phoenix police have released the 649-page list of alleged clients.

The list averages about 10 clients per page.

Investigators said they found the names of two Arizona police officers on the list.

Last summer, Albuquerque police launched an investigation into desert divas New Mexico.

Officers said the organization charged clients for sex.

So far, the list of alleged clients in Albuquerque has not been released. The district attorney’s office said it’s because cases in the investigation are still pending.

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Police are taking unprecedented steps to keep prostitution offenders off the Strip
Feb. 15, 2009
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WORKING GIRLS: Las Vegas’ 50 most prolific prostitutes

Call it a unique kind of most wanted list or simply an attempt to clamp down on the area’s worst-kept secret.

Working off a roster of the reputed 50 “most prolific prostitutes” in Clark County, Las Vegas police and prosecutors are taking unprecedented steps to keep repeat prostitution offenders off the Strip.

Some are criticizing the law enforcement crackdown as overly aggressive. And it comes at a time when some policymakers are talking about eventually legalizing or decriminalizing prostitution in the Las Vegas Valley. Continue reading