'Desert Divas' ringleader sentenced for selling sex through websites

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PHOENIX – The man at the helm of a massive Valley prostitution ring will spend two and a half years behind bars.

A judge sentenced Paul Nichta on Wednesday. Investigators say Nichta sold sex online through websites with names like "Desert Divas" and "A-Z Confidential."

Phoenix police arrested 54 people connected to the prostitution ring after detectives conducted a five-month investigation in 2008.