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NYC female corrections officer busted moonlighting as prostitute

January 13, 2017  |  Posted by: Francesca Falzarano
NYC female corrections officer busted moonlighting as prostitute

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A female prison guard earning $75,000 a year working for New York City’s Correction’s Department, got caught moonlighting as a prostitute after she offered an undercover officer sex for $120.

Geliesha Smith, whose Backpage.com advertisement ensures a “one of a kind experience,” met with up a man on Friday who she believed was a client. Once Smith established her price, the officer called for backup.

Officers ambushed her room at the Days Inn Brooklyn and arrested her.

The 26-year-old, who uses the name “Lisa” in her online ads, is on more than a dozen websites, The New York Daily News reported.

“Hi Guy’s I’m LISA,” one post stated. “This is a one of a kind experience! I have a BEAUTIFUL face to match my Sexy Petite body.”

The post features a scantily clad Smith in various poses and even includes a video of a woman performing oral sex on a man.

On Saturday, Smith was arraigned in Brooklyn Criminal Court and was released without bail.

The Brooklyn woman was an employee at the Department of Corrections and worked with the Federal Narcotics Task Force, which is made up of several law enforcement units.

Correction employee Lisa Smith, 26, loves kissing. (BACKPAGE.COM)

The agencies include the NYPD, the U.S. Marshals Service, and the DEA, which collaborate and distribute information on narcotics-related matters.

Authorities said her job provided her access to confidential information.

The corrections officer-turned-prostitute has no prior criminal history.

Smith was suspended for 30-days and could be terminated from her position pending the case’s outcome.

Peter Thorne, a spokesperson for the Corrections Department, said it’s the end of the line for the woman.

“We have zero tolerance for any illegal behavior of staff,” he said. “This employee was immediately suspended and will be terminated.”

Smith was hired in March as a probationary employee.

Joseph Ponte, the Corrections Commissioner, has made the screening of new applicants a priority after the Department of Investigation revealed that dozens of officers should have failed elementary background checks.

Smith’s sister said that the suspect is estranged from her family and does not stay in touch.

Even so, she added that Smith uses her address to receive mail from the Department of Corrections, and from the Army, where she claimed to have served in intelligence positions overseas.

Her sister said she had no idea that the suspect might have been turning tricks, adding that she was very secretive.

“She has always been to herself,” the sister added. “It’s like we’re not even related. She wouldn’t even tell me her job.”

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