Crime

X-Rated Details on Platinum Showgirls Case

In a post Friday I quoted a former dancer who claimed that clubowner Matt Barrow was conscientious about the law and that he strictly forbade both drugs and sex with customers. She expressed doubt about investigators' claims that Barrow and club managers were aware of and profited from the dancers' illegal activities.

The South Florida media is still waiting for Boynton Beach Police to file the incident reports in connection with the October 30 raid of Platinum Showgirls, the alleged site of prostitution and drug-dealing.

But while we wait for those incident reports, let's take a closer look at what we know about the evidence in the case so far. It's contained in a probable cause affidavit, which contains decidedly pornographic language -- the type that you're not going to see on the network affiliates or daily papers.

It gets sleazy, after the jump.

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Thomas Francis