Summarized by Kent Larsen
Judge preserves Donny's dignity (Escort Client List Said To Include NHL Players Won't Be Released)
Associated Press 7Oct99 P2
Judge preserves Donny's dignity (Escort Client List Said To Include NHL
A judge in Toronto, Canada declined to make public the client list of
an escort service accused of employing HIV-infected hookers because he
found the list's contents suspect. Newspapers in Canada have had a
free-for-all with the issue because of a report that it contained the
names of National Hockey League players and other celebrities.
Justice Harry Keenan ruled that the validity of the list was suspect
and suggested the names on the list could not easily be verified. "The
only name I recognize so far is the name Donny Osmond," said the judge,
"And there's a handwritten comment beside it that says `bogus.'"
The service's manager, Mark Lukacko, plead guilty to one count of
living off the avails of prostitution, but not guilty to 16 other