LA Fashion Designer Guilty of Rape

Anand Jon lured teens home with promises of modeling contracts
By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser User
Posted Nov 14, 2008 2:10 AM CST
Sanjana Jon, sister of celebrity fashion designer Anand Jon Alexander, talks to the media.   (AP Photo/Rene Macura)
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(Newser) – A Beverly Hills fashion designer was found guilty yesterday of sexually assaulting seven teens and young women, reports the Los Angeles Times. Anand Jon Alexander, 34, now faces life in prison. The two-month trial revealed repeated sordid scenes in which Jon lured girls as young as 14 to his home with promises of modeling contracts, then attacked them.