Tag Archives: Rentboy

Ex-Rentboy CEO Sentenced To Six Months In Prison

NBC News reports: The former CEO of a once-popular male escort service website who pleaded guilty last year to promoting prostitution was sentenced to six months in prison Wednesday by a judge who said she wanted to send a deterrent message even though she knows the business helped people. Jeffrey Hurant, who ran the Rentboy.com site, which billed itself as ...

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Rentboy CEO Pleads Guilty To Promoting Prostitution

The Associated Press reports: The chief executive officer of the website Rentboy.com pleaded guilty Friday to promoting prostitution. Jeffrey Hurant faces up to 21 months in prison when he’s sentenced Feb. 2 in the federal case in Brooklyn. The successful site operated for nearly 20 years in an open and racy way, with male escorts paying for ads to attract ...

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NEW YORK: Federal Grand Jury Indicts Former Rentboy CEO On Prostitution & Money Laundering Charges

Reuters reports: The former chief executive of the male escort website Rentboy.com was indicted on Wednesday on a charge of promoting prostitution, in a case that has outraged gay and civil rights activists. The three-count indictment against Jeffrey Hurant, 51, by a federal grand jury in Brooklyn, New York, added money laundering charges not previously filed against the company founder ...

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At The Rentboy Raid Protest [VIDEO]

Yesterday dozens of activists demonstrated outside the federal courthouse in downtown Brooklyn in protest against the raid on Rentboy.com headquarters. The New York Daily News reports: Chanting “Keep your laws off my body,” gay activists marched Thursday outside Brooklyn Federal Court demanding that prosecutors drop prostitution charges against seven employees of the Rentboy.com website. About 70 protesters — men and ...

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New York Times Slams Rentboy Raid

The editorial board of the New York Times is “baffled” by Homeland Security’s raid on Rentboy.com.  An excerpt: The criminal complaint is so saturated with sexually explicit details, it’s hard not to interpret it as an indictment of gay men as being sexually promiscuous. “Based on my investigation,” Susan Ruiz, a Homeland Security special agent, wrote in the complaint, “I ...

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Bryan Fischer: Obama Cracked Down On Rentboy.com As A Ploy To Open The Door To Legalizing Prostitution

“Why would Obama suddenly bring the hammer down on homosexual prostitution? Maybe, in the wake of the Ashley Madison hack, he wants to get all the client information from this website in federal custody to protect the identities of his political and social friends who may be customers. Or Obama believes, with homosexuality being the flavor of the year in ...

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Male Escort Listings By City

In an article about online male prostitution, Buzzfeed breaks down the number of escorts listed for each city on Rentboy.com.  The story notes that there is “only one lonely escort servicing the entire borough of Staten Island.”

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