For better or worse, regardless of what you think about prostitution, privacy, hypocrisy, news coverage, and prejudgments.

Here's the complaint filed by prosecutors last Thursday alleging a multi-city prostitution ring. There are links to the Gambino crime family.

WNBC reports that investigators possess text messages showing Spitzer trying to arrange liaisons with unnamed persons.

Here's a link to the cached Emporers' Club VIP website, which has been taken down.

The first sign that something was up: three of the four public corruption AUSAs in the SDNY were involved in the case.

Ben Smith will be a muster must-read than usual today.

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