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It's hard out there for food truck owners: a Long Island hot dog cart owner has been arrested for using her business as a front for prostitution. According to the New York Post, Catherine Scalia would sell hot dogs and then hand out cards advertising her "bachelor-party services, one-on-one strips and a topless cleaning service."

An undercover cop arrested her when she offered to give him a hand job for $50. (This was apparently after he took her up on the strip tease offer.) Also it seems from time to time she would sell hot dogs, as a neighbor put it, "in her bra and panties."

This is not the first time Scalia has been arrested for selling her special services along with hot dogs, either. She was first arrested in 2004 after offering a police officer a look at her chest. But hey, even this lady has her limits: at the time, she told officers "I zip up when I see kids."

And her family is letting her stew in jail: her 13-year-old son told the Post "I just feel like if she stays in jail and does the time, then she will learn her lesson...Maybe my grandma will eventually feel bad for her and get her out." Maybe. Scalia's bail is currently set at $2,000; she's going to have to sell a lot of hot dogs to pay back whoever bails her out.

· Long Island 'Hooker' Accused of Selling Sex Out of Hot-Dog Truck [NYP]
· Hot-Dog Ho’s Kin Lets Her Steam in Jail [NYP]
· All Food Truck Coverage on Eater [-E-]

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