Governor Eliot Spitzer who gained national reputation protesting Wall Street wrong doings has been caught on a federal wiretap arrangement to meet a high-priced prostitute in a Washington hotel. This has led to a new light into the huge online internet prostitution industry.
The Internet helps find an escort or a call girl easily using any search engine. Search engines have now huge number of AdSense advertisers for these keywords and the Pay Per Click is also pretty high on these keywords.
Investigation shows that he was led to Emperors Club website on the internet. He could have used a search engine like Google or Yahoo or could have sort the assistance of one of his friends to do the job.
Mr. Spitzer, a first term Democrat mentioned that ““I have acted in a way that violates my obligation to my family and violates my or any sense of right or wrong. I apologize first and most importantly to my family. I apologize to the public to whom I promised better.” He also mentioned that, “I have disappointed and failed to live up to the standard I expected of myself. I must now dedicate some time to regain the trust of my family.”
Mr. Spitzer made the statement along with his wife with his arms around her. After this incident, the governor canceled all his public events. The use of Internet for illegal trade and the huge amount of money involved shows how big the online Internet market is.