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The blog in question, Alexiswrightzumbateacherpornstar, began with an anonymous entry on August 30, 2010: If anyone knows Alexis Wright from Kennebunk Maine you probably think she’s a sweet, friendly Zumba teacher . Parent says she babysat for Wright, who claimed to be busy with pre-med classes.
Wright started teaching Zumba in the auditorium of the Kennebunk Town Hall around the time she was going to college.
“I knew about this story,” one lawyer who is involved tells me. He said, ‘Look, there’s a woman in town who’s a Zumba instructor. I’ve seen her and I’m worried.’ ”“Why [are you worried]? Ararat High School in 2001, and in May 2005 had a son.
” the lawyer says he asked.“Because I’ve seen this blog,” the client responded. Not long after, she and the father split, but he stayed involved in the boy’s life.
Wright was sexually involved with Strong, who was also a licensed private investigator.
Allegedly, she asked him to run her clients’ license‑plate numbers through the state motor-vehicle database, presumably to get their real identities.
Thanks to that, prosecutors can do something they often can’t in this type of case: figure out who the alleged johns were and charge them with crimes, too. “Nothing in this case has been easy for anyone,” says Gary Prolman, the lawyer for 10 of the men believed to have been Wright’s clients.
The record of who did what has become known simply as “The List”—at one point, it was rumored to include 174 names—and the tantalizing prospect of finding out who is on it caused a feeding frenzy among the national media, from the “You couldn’t walk down Main Street without being hounded by media. Families are being torn apart, and children are having to face the world of adult transgressions far too early. Small, pretty, and fit—about five feet two inches and 113 pounds, according to her indictment—she was “very nice,” says Vickkie Parent, another local Zumba instructor, who started out by taking classes from Wright.
But then police charged that Alexis Wright’s prostitution sideline included sharing videotapes of her client sessions with her married lover, a part-time P. As Kennebunk speculates feverishly and officials release the names of more than 60 suspected clients involved, Bethany Mc Lean gauges the damage done. Lots of laptops, DVDs, external hard drives, and condoms. A notebook and a black leather appointment book, both filled with names.
EASY STREET Route 1, the main street of downtown Kennebunk, Maine. Inset bottom, a sign on York street welcomes people to Kennebunk., BY RICH BEAUCHESNE (ALEXIS WRIGHT). Excel spreadsheets containing e-mail addresses and phone numbers.
They’re the two figures at the center of a prostitution scandal that has captured the attention of the world.