Critics: Evidence in 'Flush the Johns' prostitution sting cases flawed

Months after more than 100 men were arrested in a prostitution sting last year, only a small fraction of the cases have been resolved. Critics

Months after more than 100 men were arrested

Months after more than 100 men were arrested in a prostitution sting last year, only a small fraction of the cases have been resolved. (February 3, 2014 7:10 PM)

Months after more than 100 men were arrested in a prostitution sting last year, only a small fraction of the cases have been resolved.

Critics say it's because of a major evidence flaw in the controversial "Flush the Johns" sting carried out by the Nassau County District Attorney's Office.

Of the 104 cases, 10 of the suspects pleaded guilty, one was acquitted after a trial and six cases...

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