Spanking 'Scholarships' Lead to Charges

May 23, 2011

A judge on Thursday ordered a Virginia Beach businessman held without bond while a grand jury considers a range of charges against him for providing women with college "scholarships" in return for, among other things, being spanked by him, The Virginian-Pilot reported. The women described being forced to submit, and other unusual provisions of the awards, including exercise and diet requirements. A lawyer for Henry Allen Fitzsimmons, who is facing the charges, told the judge: "He's providing money to these so-called victims. Who's the victim here?"

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