Phone Book Company Settles with Business

1 decade 4 years 4 months ago Wednesday, April 05 2006 Apr 5, 2006 Wednesday, April 05, 2006 1:06:41 PM CDT April 05, 2006 in News
The book published Larry Perkins' business under "escort services," leading to calls from people wanting female company rather than a funeral escort. Perkins started Ozark Motorcycle Escort two-and-a-half years ago and ran it out of his Highlandville home. But the current Names and Numbers directories for Springfield and Branson lists Perkins' business as "Ozark Escort." And it's grouped with companion-for-hire services that are sometimes fronts for prostitution. Perkins' attorney told Pittsburg, Kansas-based K-W Brock Directories about his client's misfortune and offered to settle the matter for $150,000. Eventually the two sides agreed to an undisclosed amount.

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