Call girl ran vice ‘Sheilas’ Wheels’ firm
A FORMER call girl accused of netting £300,000 by controlling high-class prostitutes ran a ‘Sheilas’ Wheels for the escort industry’, a court heard.
Larissa Miesnieks ( above), 39, claimed the lucrative vice operation she’s accused of running was akin to the famous car insurance firm aimed at women drivers.
The Australian, an escort herself for ten years, is said to have targeted big-spending ‘City Boys’ for lunchtime visits via the Atlantic Companions and purebrit agencies she ran up to 2010.
Her barrister told jurors at Southwark Crown Court that the enterprise was run as a co-operative, saying it was the girls who had control in the agency.
He said: “It was a sort of Sheilas’ Wheels for the escort industry.
“The defendant has explained a number of the girls are her friends.
“You may think that what does come over is that she genuinely cares for them.”
Miesnieks, of, Fulham, west London, denies controlling prostitution for gain and acquiring criminal property.
The trial continues.