Fitness instructor going to prison for prostitution
PORTLAND, Maine (CBS) – Alexis Wright, a Zumba fitness instructor from Maine was sentenced Friday in a Portland courtroom for using her studio as a front for prostitution.
Under a plea agreement, Wright will spend 10 months in jail for 20 counts including prostitution, conspiracy, tax evasion and theft by deception.
The 30-year-old Wright was accused of conspiring with an insurance business owner to run a prostitution business out of her Zumba studio in Kennebunk where which she videotaped clients without their knowledge.
Wright also kept detailed records indicating she made $150,000 tax-free while collecting welfare over an 18-month period.
Prosecutors will seek restitution of $57,280 under a court agreement.