“You are urged to ensure that you have reviewed and complied with these company policies as well as criminal laws,” wrote a Microsoft human resources official named Adrienne Day.A spokesman for Microsoft called the timing of the HR warning “coincidental” and denied it was related to the investigation, although Microsoft had requested access to the records in October and received them in November, but only warned its employees this week.that it is “investigating” the matter and provided this statement by email: “Amazon’s Owner’s Manual clearly states that, ‘It is against Amazon’s policy for any employee or Contingent Worker to engage in any sex buying activities of any kind in Amazon’s workplace or in any work-related setting outside of the workplace, such as during business trips, business meetings or business-related social events.’ When Amazon suspects that an employee has used company funds or resources to engage in criminal conduct, the company will immediately investigate and take appropriate action up to and including termination.The company may also refer the matter to law enforcement.”Seattle authorities broke up the review boards in 2015 but did not arrest the women rated on them.C., strolls, prostitution news clips from local papers, and some sex-related TV listings with editorial comments, such as this from an upcoming Cops episode: "Broward County, Fla., decoy sting.
"But I am an example that johns who are careful can avoid STDs for a long time, perhaps even completely."John says the aim of his site is to help others enjoy the company of prostitutes.
“I think anybody that received this email out of the blue would be, you know, scared that there would be career if not criminal repercussions,” he said.
Tymczyszyn, who also represents other sex buyers in the Seattle area, questioned the judgement of men who used work emails from one of the most cyber-secure companies in the world to buy sex, but he says Seattle’s tech giants don’t conduct any sort of training to increase employees’ awareness about or compassion for trafficked women in brothels.
At a panel discussion on the issue in 2014, a King County prosecutor said the Seattle tech community is a major sex consumer—with the most frequent buyers middle- and upper-class white men.
And a law enforcement source in Seattle told that authorities know there is a concentration of buyers in tech, and that Seattle investigators have communicated with detectives in and around San Jose County, California, the jurisdiction that includes Silicon Valley.
IF YOU'RE LOOKING for lust in all the wrong places, it's because you're not on Aurora Avenue, or in South Park, the Denny Regrade, or the Central District, according to the online Seattle-Tacoma-Everett Street Guide.