Colorado man convicted of solicitation after being robbed by prostitute

Posted at 1:03 PM, Jun 08, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-08 15:03:19-04

A Colorado man who was robbed by a prostitute he met online has been convicted of misdemeanor solicitation of prostitution.

The Greeley Tribune reports Ayuk Ratna Taladhar of Greeley was sentenced Thursday to 10 hours of community service and nine months of probation.

Taladhar called police in December 2016 to report a theft at his house. He told officers he’d hired a woman he found on to give him a massage. She asked him to shower and, not trusting her, he set up his smartphone to record her. Court records say the footage showed the robbery.

The woman, identified as Alys Susskind, pleaded guilty to theft and was sentenced to 40 days in jail.

The U.S. Justice Department shut down in April, arguing its owners were facilitating prostitution.