The 49-year-old producer, who is best known for producing ‘Skin’, is arrested in San Bernardino County, California and will face the charges in the Southern District court of New York.
AceShowbiz -Hollywood movie producer Dillon Jordan was arrested on Thursday, July 15 for allegedly running an “an extensive and far-reaching” prostitution ring. According to federal prosecutors, Jordan, who is best known for producing “Skin“, hid it for years using his moviemaking company.
He was arrested in San Bernardino County, California and will face the charges in the Southern District court of New York. He was charged for 4 counts including conspiracy to violate the Mann Act, enticement, use of interstate commerce to promote unlawful activity and money laundering.
Federal prosecutors claimed that the 49-year-old started the prostitution ring in the beginning of 2010, 3 years before he founded PaperChase Films. Jordan, who also goes by the aliases Daniel Jordan, Daniel Maurice Hatton and Daniel Bohler, run it alongside other unnamed individuals including a “United Kingdom-based madam.”
During the practice, which allegedly ended in 2017, prostitutes were flown from locations across the country to New York, the indictment said. The prosecutors also claimed that Jordan laundered the proceeds of ring through several other companies, including his event company PaperChase Films.
While the indictment didn’t state what kind of sentence prosecutors are seeking, it revealed that it seeks the forfeiture of any property or money connected the alleged prostitution ring.
“As alleged, for years, Dillon Jordan operated an extensive and far-reaching prostitution business, using a purported event planning company and a movie production company to conceal the proceeds he made from exploiting women,” Manhattan U.S. Attorney Audrey Strauss said in a statement. “Now the party is over and the film is a wrap.”
While Justin, who also produced Ethan Hawke-starring “The Kid“, is expected to appear before a judge in the Central District of California later Thursday, neither him nor his defense attorney has commented on the arrest.
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