MONROE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)- A man is locked up in Monroe County facing several charges, including promoting prostitution.

John Golom of Florida was arrested Thursday, accused of funning a prostitution ring. Authorities say he put ads on the internet to lure people seeking prostitutes to a hotel in the Poconos.

Police say he extorted “Johns” by threatening to tell their wives if a $7,000 fee wasn’t paid.