(Breaking Black News) – Mark Strong, the man accused of bankrolling Zumba instructor Alexis Wright’s infamous dance studio she used as a brothel service, has decided to speak out for the very first time to ABC NEWS about his involvement in the freak scandal, which turned a quiet New England coastal town upside down.
Strong, a married, 57-year-old former private investigator who owns an insurance agency, faced 59 misdemeanor charges, including promotion of prostitution and violation of privacy for allegedly video-recording the encounters between the alleged prostitutes and some prominent local men.
Former fitness instructor Alexis Wright, 30, had been accused of working with Mark Strong Sr. to operate a brothel. She was also charged with 106 counts of prostitution, violation of privacy, tax evasion and welfare fraud in a scandal that rocked the town of Kennebunk, Maine.
Wright could face up to 10 months in jail and her sentencing hearing is scheduled for May 31. She will be free on bail until then.
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