Brenda Stewart, Denver Players/Sugar owner & ex-escort, indicted for tax evasion, racketeering

This week, Brenda Stewart was indicted on charges related to tax evasion, racketeering, money laundering and more in relation to Denver Players/Sugar, a notorious escort business.

A former escort known to her staff as "Katrina Carter" or simply "Carter," Stewart potentially faces decades in jail and six-figure fines. It's a steamy story Westword's been following for years.

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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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