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Deborah Jeane Palfrey

Deborah Jeane Palfrey (March 18, 1956 – May 1, 2008) (dubbed the D.C. Madam by the news media) operated Pamela Martin and Associates, an escort agency in Washington, D.C. Although she maintained that the company's services were legal, she was convicted on April 15, 2008 of racketeering, using the mail for illegal purposes, and money laundering. [1]

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ABC News

ABC News is the news division of the American Broadcasting Company (ABC), owned by the Disney Media Networks division of the Walt Disney Company.

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American Broadcasting Company

The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) (stylized in its logo as abc since 1962) is an American commercial broadcast television network that is owned by the Disney–ABC Television Group, a subsidiary of Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company.

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Associated Press

The Associated Press (AP) is an American multinational nonprofit news agency headquartered in New York City.

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Autopsy

An autopsy—also known as a post-mortem examination, necropsy, autopsia cadaverum, or obduction—is a highly specialized surgical procedure that consists of a thorough examination of a corpse to determine the cause and manner of death and to evaluate any disease or injury that may be present.

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California

California is a state located on the West Coast of the United States.

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Canada–United States border

The Canada–United States border, officially known as the International Boundary, is the longest international border in the world, shared between Canada and the United States of America, the second and fourth largest countries by area respectively.

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CD-ROM

A CD-ROM is a pre-pressed optical compact disc which contains data.

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Charleroi, Pennsylvania

Charleroi is a borough in Washington County, Pennsylvania, along the Monongahela River, 21 miles south of Pittsburgh.

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CNN

The Cable News Network (CNN) is an American basic cable and satellite television channel that is owned by the Turner Broadcasting System division of Time Warner.

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Criminal justice

Criminal justice is the system of practices and institutions of governments directed at upholding social control, deterring and mitigating crime, or sanctioning those who violate laws with criminal penalties and rehabilitation efforts.

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Daily News (New York)

The Daily News is an American newspaper based in New York City.

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Dan Moldea

Dan E. Moldea (born February 27, 1950) is a best-selling author and investigative journalist who has reported on organized crime and political corruption since 1974.

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David Vitter

David Bruce Vitter (born May 3, 1961) is the senior United States Senator from Louisiana and a member of the Republican Party.

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Escort agency

Escort agencies are companies that provide escorts for clients, usually for sexual services.

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Extortion

Extortion (also called shakedown, outwrestling, and exaction) is a criminal offense of obtaining money, property, or services from a person, entity, or institution, through coercion.

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Hanging

Hanging is the suspension of a person by a noose or ligature around the neck.

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Lawyer

A lawyer is a person who practices law, as a barrister, judge, attorney, counsel (counselor at law) or solicitor.

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Louisiana

Louisiana (or; État de Louisiane,; Louisiana Creole: Léta de la Lwizyàn) is a state located in the southern region of the United States.

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Lynching

Lynching is an extrajudicial punishment by an informal group.

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Mobile home

A mobile home (also trailer, trailer home, house trailer, static caravan, caravan) is a prefabricated structure, built in a factory on a permanently attached chassis before being transported to site (either by being towed or on a trailer).

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Money laundering

Money laundering is the process of transforming the proceeds of crime into ostensibly legitimate money or other assets.

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Montana

Montana is a state in the Western United States.

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Navy Times

Navy Times (ISSN 0028-1697) is a weekly newspaper serving active, reserve and retired United States Navy personnel and their families, providing news, information and analysis as well as community lifestyle features, educational supplements and resource guides.

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News media

The news media or news industry are those elements of the mass media that focus on delivering news to the general public or a target public.

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North Charleroi, Pennsylvania

North Charleroi is a borough in Washington County, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Orlando Sentinel

The Orlando Sentinel is the primary newspaper of Orlando, Florida and the Central Florida region.

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Orlando, Florida

Orlando is a city in the U.S. state of Florida, and the county seat of Orange County.

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Paralegal

A paralegal is an individual, qualified by education, training or work experience who is employed or retained by a lawyer, law office, corporation, governmental agency or other entity and who performs specifically delegated substantive legal work for which a lawyer is responsible.

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Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh is the second largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania with a population of 305,842 and the county seat of Allegheny County.

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Procuring (prostitution)

Procuring or pandering is the facilitation or provision of a prostitute or sex worker in the arrangement of a sex act with a customer.

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Prostitution

Prostitution is the business or practice of engaging in sexual relations in exchange for payment or some other benefit.

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Psychological trauma

Psychological trauma is a type of damage to the psyche that occurs as a result of a severely distressing event.

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Racket (crime)

A racket is a service that is fraudulently offered to solve a problem, such as for a problem that does not actually exist, that will not be put into effect, or that would not otherwise exist if the racket did not exist.

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Rollins College

Rollins College is a private, coeducational liberal arts college located in Winter Park, Florida along the shores of Lake Virginia.

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San Diego

San Diego is a major city in California, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico.

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San Francisco Chronicle

1906 earthquake and fire The San Francisco Chronicle is a newspaper serving primarily the San Francisco Bay Area of the U.S. state of California, but distributed throughout the state from the Sacramento area and Emerald Triangle south to Santa Barbara County.

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Substance abuse

Substance abuse, also known as drug abuse and substance use disorder, is a patterned use of a drug in which the user consumes the substance in amounts or with methods which are harmful to themselves or others, and is a form of substance-related disorder.

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Suicide

Suicide is the act of intentionally causing one's own death.

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Susie Bright

Susannah "Susie" Bright (also known as Susie Sexpert) (born March 25, 1958) is an American feminist, author, journalist, critic, editor, publisher, producer, and performer, often on the subject of sexual politics and sexuality.

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Tagged Image File Format

TIFF is a computer file format for storing raster graphics images, popular among graphic artists, the publishing industry, and both amateur and professional photographers in general.

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Tarpon Springs, Florida

Tarpon Springs is a city in Pinellas County, Florida, United States.

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The Independent

The Independent is a British national morning newspaper published in London by Independent Print Limited, owned by Alexander Lebedev since 2010.

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The Journal Gazette

The Journal Gazette is the morning newspaper in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (NYT) is an American daily newspaper, founded and continuously published in New York City since September 18, 1851, by the New York Times Company.

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The Register-Guard

The Register-Guard is a daily newspaper published in Eugene, Oregon, United States.

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The Smoking Gun

The Smoking Gun is a website that posts legal documents, arrest records, and police mugshots on a daily basis.

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The Washington Post

The Washington Post is an American daily newspaper.

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Thomas Jefferson School of Law

Thomas Jefferson School of Law (TJSL), is an independent law school in San Diego, California.

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Time (magazine)

Time (styled within the magazine as TIME) is an American weekly news magazine published in New York City.

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United States Postal Inspection Service

The United States Postal Inspection Service (or USPIS) is the law enforcement arm of the United States Postal Service.

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Vacated judgment

A vacated judgment makes a previous legal judgment legally void.

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Warrant (law)

Most often, the term warrant refers to a specific type of authorization; a writ issued by a competent officer, usually a judge or magistrate, which permits an otherwise illegal act that would violate individual rights and affords the person executing the writ protection from damages if the act is performed.

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Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States.

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WTOP-FM

WTOP is an all-news formatted broadcast radio station licensed to Washington, D.C., serving its metropolitan area.

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20/20 (U.S. TV series)

20/20 is an American television newsmagazine that has been broadcast on ABC since June 6, 1978.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deborah_Jeane_Palfrey

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