Essay on The Death Of The President 's Office

943 Words Feb 27th, 2016 4 Pages
Those factors only added to the surprise when he had to resign from the Governor’s office because he had been a suspect in a federal investigation into prostitution. It turned out that Spitzer hadn’t just committed a one-time indiscretion; he was downright a well-established client. Spitzer reportedly spent an estimated $80,000 with a high-end escort agency, Emperor’s Club VIP, in Washington, D.C. He had even developed such a negative reputation with the agency that the appointment bookers warned that Spitzer would ask them “to do things that...you might not think were safe...very basic things.” In other words, it sounds like he pressured the women to not use condoms.
Spitzer violated the Mann Act by arranging to have a prostitute cross state lines, but he wasn’t charged with any crimes. Yet, the same laissez faire treatment wasn’t afforded to the operators of the Emperor’s Club VIP who served time in prison. Even the two women who simply booked Spitzer’s appointments were convicted of felonies. “In light of the policy of the Department of Justice with respect to prostitution offenses and the longstanding practice of this Office, as well as Mr. Spitzer’s acceptance of responsibility for his conduct, we have concluded that the public interest would not be further advanced by filing criminal charges in this matter,” said U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Michael J. Garcia.
The DOJ allowed Spitzer to walk away from this scandal unscathed, but two weeks…

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