Man Convicted in Zumba Prostitution Case

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

ALFRED, Maine (AP) - A Maine jury has convicted an insurance agent on 13 counts in a prostitution scandal centered at a Zumba studio in a small coastal town.

Jurors returned the verdicts Wednesday against Mark Strong Sr., who was accused of helping a fitness instructor use her studio as a front for prostitution.

Prosecutors say he was a business partner who controlled, supervised and managed the prostitution business.

The 57-year-old Strong is a married businessman. He has acknowledged having an affair with Alexis Wright and helping her open the studio but contends he didn't profit from her activities. His attorneys say he was a smitten lover who wanted to help the single mother.

Wright is awaiting trial and has pleaded not guilty.


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