A 44-year-old mother who was found guilty of attempting to sell sex for Phillies World Series tickets isn't getting what she wants again.
A judge has denied a new trial for Susan Finkelstein who was convicted of attempted prostitution for sending topless photos to an undercover police officer and offering sex in exchange for World Series tickets.
Judge Albert Cepparulo on Friday turned down her request for a mistrial.
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Finkelstein said she intended to flirt with whoever answered her Craigslist ad describing herself as a buxom blonde in desperate need of tickets.
But Finkelstein denies ever calling herself a prostitute or agreeing to offer sexual favors for the tickets.
"It's 2010, it's not a crime to have a condom in your purse, it's not a crime to flirt and it's not a crime to text partially nude photos of yourself," defense attorney Bill Brennan said back in March.
Finkelstein’s sentencing is set for Thursday. The charge carries a maximum sentence of one year in prison.
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