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Boynton Beach woman used rental home as brothel, police say

Owner of home suspected Christina DeMatties of prostitution, notified police

Christina DeMatties is accused of using her rental house in Boynton Beach as a brothel where she was paid for sex.
Christina DeMatties is accused of using her rental house in Boynton Beach as a brothel where she was paid for sex.


BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. – A Boynton Beach woman was arrested Wednesday after police said she was using her rental home for prostitution.

Christina DeMatties, 42, faces charges of offering to commit prostitution and marijuana possession.

According to a Boynton Beach police report, the owner of the house told police that she believed her tenant was using the home on Southwest 13th Street as a brothel. She said neighbors told her that they've seen several men drive up to the home, stay for 30 minutes to an hour and then leave.

Police conducted an undercover sting operation and stopped a man who left the home. The man told police that he went there for sex after replying to a BackPage advertisement, the report said.

According to the report, an undercover detective replied to the ad and arranged for a meeting with a woman named "Anna." When he arrived, DeMatties told him to put the $120 "donation" in a dish and asked him if he needed a condom for a blowjob, the report said.

DeMatties was arrested after she went into another room and retrieved a thong that she showed to the undercover detective, the report said.

A search of DeMatties' purse uncovered $1,610 in cash. She confessed to receiving money from clients in exchange for sex, the report said.

Police said they also found marijuana in a pill bottle on the kitchen counter.


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