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Posted on 06/23/2011 9:02:30 PM PDT by WOBBLY BOB
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Former University of New Mexico President F. Chris Garcia was arrested and jailed Thursday in connection with a multistate, online prostitution ring that authorities say was run by a physics professor from New Jersey.
Police said Garcia, 71, and Fairleigh Dickinson professor David Flory, 68, were among seven members identified in the top echelon of the ring. Six have been arrested, and warrants have been issued for one more, Albuquerque police Chief Ray Schultz said.
Investigators said the ring had some 1,400 members, including 200 prostitutes, but there was no indication that any other universities or students were involved.
"At this point it looks purely coincidental" that two of the top members were academics, police Lt. William Roseman said.
Schultz emphasized the investigation had just started and that human trafficking and racketeering charges were possible.
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Garcia is also an author whose 11 books include "Hispanics and the US Political System" and "Moving into the Mainstream."
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F. Chris Garcia is a former President of the University of New Mexico, where he is currently a Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Political Science. He is the co-author of, among other books, Hispanics and the U.S. Political System and Governing New Mexico. In 2003, Dr. Garcia received the Governor’s Distinguished Public Service Award.
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Perhaps, now, we know why...
“Roseman says Flory told police he did not make money off of the website and saw it as a hobby.”
what a guy! a non-profit for pervs!
Thanks for that, I laughed so hard I hurt myself, so many bells rang as I read the names and bio's.
I finally checked the online store to see if I could get a whorehouse tee shirt or something.
Overpriced and ripped up the middle.
more like F-— New Mexico
surprise , surprise...
A 68 year old mack daddy?! Or should I say mack granddaddy?;) Give me a friggin’ BREAK! BARF!
Truth can be stranger than fiction. A prostitution ring led by an old physics professor?
These retired professors must have really nice pensions
Covered by the Gnu Public License no doubt
The cream of America's intelligentsia. Intellectual elites! Guiding lights to the yutes shining on high from their Ivory Towers.
I think this guy was appointed by King Bill. He is the NM gift that keeps on giving, just like the Clap.
If your Barney Frank, this gives you a lifetime job in Congress
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Run by a physics professor? Well, sex does involve phyisics I guess.
and those are just the taxpayer funded portions.this is just extra gravy for a job well done.
Garcia is also an author whose 11 books include "Hispanics and the US Political System" and "Moving into the Mainstream."So, the proposed internet sales tax -- gonna cover services as well? :')
Flory’s website is giving me “404”, but it’s still in the Google cache.
Here’s his picture from the Wayback Machine:
Personal info page:
[snip] My wife Sharon and I live in Manhattan on the Upper West Side. She is a psychotherapist specializing in eating disorders. The web site for her practice is Living Aware. We spend most of our vacations at our second home in Santa Fe, New Mexico. [/snip]
[snip] One of my major interests and favorite places is New Mexico, its capital Santa Fe, and the Southwest. [snip]
My personal favorite:
[snip] Here is a short list of books that have influenced me and changed the way I view the world. [snip]