BK father accused of running Manhattan brothels

A Brooklyn father of two has been arrested for allegedly running a string of brothels in Manhattan. According to the Manhattan District Attorney's Office, William Thomas, of Fort Greene, ran four brothels

News 12 Staff

Oct 23, 2012, 11:05 PM

Updated 4,231 days ago

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BK father accused of running Manhattan brothels
A Brooklyn father of two has been arrested for allegedly running a string of brothels in Manhattan.
According to the Manhattan District Attorney's Office, William Thomas, of Fort Greene, ran four brothels and charged up to $300 an hour for services. It says he had a slew of Asian women being paid for sex.
Residents in Thomas' neighborhood are shocked. They say he was often seen pushing a stroller at a nearby park and shopping at a local food market.
Thomas is charged with promoting prostitution in the third degree. His next court date is scheduled for Dec. 13.


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