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Charlotte prostitution suspect charged with shoplifting

Posted June 25, 2008

— A woman charged with running a prostitution ring that catered to affluent clients in Charlotte and Raleigh faces charges of shoplifting.

Sallie Wamsley Saxon, 58, of Charlotte, is accused of taking a shirt, a pair of shorts and a wallet from a Stein Mart in Charlotte last week. The items totaled $50.

Saxon was arrested Monday.

Saxon pleaded guilty in January to conspiring to entice women to cross state lines to engage in prostitution, and conspiring to commit money laundering. She is awaiting sentencing.


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  • AM is Back to Being Immaculate Jun 25, 2008

    pimpin' ain't easy

  • NE Raleigh Jun 25, 2008

    Wow, tough economic times for all.

  • Anne N Jun 25, 2008

    Was it really worth $50?

  • gunfighter Jun 25, 2008

    PKEmom, is that you?

  • ncguy Jun 25, 2008

    What's an ex madam suppose to do? A girl needs new clothes....

  • TStills Jun 25, 2008

    Whats a pmp to do!? These are tough times - the economy is in the doldrums, people cant afford hookers like they used to, and the Feds came and tore her playhouse down...