June 3, 2013 – Nassau County (Long Island, NY)
Nassau County police arrested 104 johns patronizing prostitutes for sex on backpage.com. This was a large scale sting operation spanning several weeks across Long Island. Here is some information on the 104 johns busted; each of them faces up to one year in jail on misdemeanor promotion of prostitution charges.
- Range in age from 17 to 79
- Various jobs, including doctors, dentists, lawyers, bankers, and teachers
This article has more detailed information on the sting operation and the johns busted.