The New York General Assembly expects to receive the resignation from NY Governor Eliot Spitzer Monday night. Reports state Spitzer is supposedly referred to as "Client 9" in a federal case against an alleged high-dollar prostitution ring, known by the moniker "Emperors Club VIP". According to law enforcement, Spitzer was named in court papers after being taped making arrangements with a prostitute.
According to the affidavit signed by FBI agent Kenneth Hosey, the Emperors Club is a high-priced agency comprised of diva prostitutes. The complaint details how one prospective "employee" refused to work for the Club because the pay wasn’t high enough. Plus, a friend of hers had complained about having sex twice in an hour…without getting any dinner beforehand.
The club’s website also shows how choosy the employees can be when it comes to selecting clients. The site posts a fee schedule of $1,000 per hour for a "three-diamond prostitute" and $3,100 per hour for a "seven-diamond prostitute". Members of the exclusive Icon Club may arrange a "date" with prostitutes whose fees start at $5,500 per hour.
Although Spitzer made an appearance before reporters Monday, he did not mention his impending resignation. He did, however, apologize to his family. In attendance at the press conference was Spitzer’s wife. The couple has three daughters.
"Over the past nine years — eight years as attorney general and one as governor — I have tried to uphold a vision of progressive politics that would rebuild New York and create op