Some of the men say they have little or no memory of any of it. But investigators filled in the blanks for them on Wednesday by announcing the arrests of four women — all described as professional strippers — and a club manager on charges including grand larceny, assault and forgery.
The five were accused of teaming up to rip off a combined
None of the victims was named in court papers. But a lawyer for Dr.
One of the women,
The dazed and confused victims were driven to Scores and the RoadHouse in
The men reported waking up in their cars or in hotel rooms, wondering how they got there. Those who tried to dispute the strip club bills received texts from the strippers threatening to go public with their transgressions, authorities said.
"The defendants were banking on the victims being too afraid to contact the police, but as the indictment and arrests show, they made a serious miscalculation," Special Narcotics Prosecutor
Last month, Scores sued Younan, saying he owed the club
The arrests exposed how "my client was preyed upon by this ring and not responsible for charges to his credit card," Younan's attorney,
There was no immediate response to phone messages left Wednesday at Scores and the RoadHouse.
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