Ex-Rentboy.com CEO indicted in U.S., charged with promoting prostitution

NEW YORK The former chief executive of the male escort website Rentboy.com was indicted on Wednesday on charges of promoting prostitution and money laundering, in a case that has brought condemnation from gay and civil rights activists.The indictment against Jeffrey Hurant, who was Rentboy.com's CEO, also named the company as a defendant and was issued by a federal grand jury in Brooklyn, New York. (Reporting by Nate Raymond in New York; Editing by David Gregorio)