LawFuel – MICHAEL J. GARCIA, the United States Attorney for the
Southern District of New York, announced that TANYA HOLLANDER,
36, pleaded guilty today to conspiracy charges stemming from her
participation in an international prostitution ring called the
Emperors Club VIP (the “Emperors Club”). HOLLANDER specifically
pleaded guilty to participating from approximately May 2007 until
March 6, 2008, in a conspiracy to promote, manage, and carry on
an illegal prostitution business. As set forth in the Information
to which she pleaded guilty and statements made during her guilty
plea, HOLLANDER’s role included receiving telephone calls from
clients of the prostitution business and arranging appointments
for them with prostitutes.
HOLLANDER entered the guilty plea in Manhattan federal
court before United States District Judge DEBORAH A. BATTS.
HOLLANDER faces a maximum sentence of five years in prison.
Mr. GARCIA praised the investigative work of the
Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Internal Revenue Service-
Criminal Investigative Division.
Assistant United States Attorneys BOYD M. JOHNSON III
and DANIEL L. STEIN are in charge of the prosecution.