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10-month sentence for Wright in Kennebunkport prostitution case

May 31, 2013 at 3:13 PM   |   Comments

ALFRED, Maine, May 31 (UPI) -- Alexis Wright, who pleaded guilty of prostitution-related misdemeanors at her Kennebunkport, Maine, fitness studio, was sentenced to 10 months in jail Friday.

Wright, 30, said at the hearing in Alfred, Maine, she was manipulated by her business partner, Mark Strong Sr., 57.

Wright was also ordered to pay $58,000 in fines and restitution, court documents said.

The case made headlines when police raided Wright's Zumba studio and home in February 2012. She was accused of conspiring with Strong to run a one-woman prostitution business, keeping extensive records and video recordings of her sex acts with customers, the Kennebec Journal reported Friday.

Police and prosecutors said she had the names of more than 140 clients listed in a ledger.

She was convicted in March of 12 counts of promotion of prostitution and one count of conspiracy with Wright. Thus far 68 people have been charged with engaging Wright for prostitution, many of whom have pleaded guilty, the newspaper said.

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