Monday, August 31, 2009
Designer Anand Jon Alexander, convicted of forcible rape last year, could receive up to life in prison for his crimes. He was found guilty of enticing young women to Los Angeles under the pretext of hiring them as models, then assaulting them. After the verdict, other problems with the trial surfaced, including an investigation of his sister's conduct with one of the jurors involved with the trial. Mr. Alexander has created fashions for such celebrities as Paris Hilton and Mary J. Blige. Read more here and here.
Update: Judge David Wesley sentenced Mr. Alexander to 59 years to life.