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Man on Honeymoon Busted for Soliciting a Prostitute

A man from Illinois was honeymooning with his new bride in Orlando when he allegedly decided to leave their honeymoon suite at the Omni Hotel in Champions Gate to go pay another woman for sex.

The newlywed woman had noticed her man had gone missing and called the cops. She would soon learn that her husband had left her to hook up with a lady of the evening.

(The first sign that this fella was bad news might've been that he chose Orlando as their honeymoon destination -- but that's just us.)

Turns out, however, that the woman was no prostitute but an undercover cop posing as one in a massive sting operation by the Polk County Sheriff's Office that nabbed more than 90 alleged Johns looking for love with cash in all the wrong places.

The newly married man, Mohammed Ahmed, 21, was immediately cuffed and arrested at the location where the supposed hooker was waiting for him. He had also brought some pot to smoke with her.

The undercover sting operation was conducted between May 8 and 11, and websites that provided hookers were targeted.

Among the others arrested in the sting was a 45-year-old youth minister from California who thought he was meeting up to have sex with a 14-year-old prostitute and a man whose wife had reported him missing to police.

One Orlando man was arrested for bringing a 15-year-old girl to a supposed John who turned out to be an undercover Polk County deputy.

In all, 92 people were arrested in the operation.

The charges ranged from offering to commit lewdness in which the suspects either posted online ads or answered online ads to aiding and abetting prostitution, deriving proceeds from prostitution, escape, traffic offenses, possession of illegal drugs, battery on a law enforcement officer, and resisting arrest; and one suspect was charged with traveling to meet a minor.

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