Lawyer For Ex-UBS Exec Accused Of Soliciting Underage Hooker Will Give You The Names And Phone Numbers Of Almost A Dozen Prostitutes He 'Sought The Services Of' Between Ages 20 And 43

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Juerg Buergin, a former UBS AG executive, must face trial on charges he paid for sex with an underage prostitute in Singapore, a judge ruled. Based on the evidence presented, the prosecution “has satisfied every ingredient of the charge,” Singapore subordinate courts judge Eddy Tham said at a hearing today...Buergin, who used the name Robert James to communicate with the woman’s pimp, also sought the services of at least 10 other women between ages 20 and 43, his lawyer Selva Naidu has said. Buergin was a victim of a conspiracy between the underage prostitute, who used the moniker Chantelle, and her pimp, who misled him into believing she was 18, the lawyer said. “I wanted to protect my reputation,” Buergin said at today’s hearing, referring to why he used the name Robert James to communicate with the pimp. “I didn’t want the escort agency to know my real name.” He said he texted the pimp using a mobile phone issued by UBS for work purposes. [Bloomberg, earlier]

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