Heidi Fleiss, also known as Heidi Lynne Fleiss, was an American woman who ran an elite call-girl service in Los Angeles in the 1990's. Her case is known as the "Hollywood Madam Case." The following is a timeline in the life of Heidi Fleiss, including an update on where she is now.
Heidi Fleiss: Hollywood Madam Timeline
1990: Heidi Fleiss appears on the TV show "America's Most Wanted." She appears as a real estate agent who wants justice for the murder of her friend Wendy Tarr, an 18-year-old aspiring actress who was gunned down.
June: Heidi Fleiss is arrested at her Benedict Canyon Road home during a sting operation.
August: The media frenzy surrounding the 27-year-old madam begins. She offers to sell her story for $1 million, including the names of prominent men that filled up the pages of her black book.
The client list was said to have contained the names of politicians, business executives, TV producers and Hollywood actors. The black book was also said to have included the sexual desires and sexual requests of each male client. The Los Angeles Police Department states that will not release the names of celebrities found on the client list. Heidi Fleiss is released on bail and goes into hiding.
August 9: Heidi Fleiss appears with Attorney Anthony Brooklier in court. She pleads not guilty. She is released on $100,000 bond. Investigators began researching the link between Heidi Fleiss and the death of 22-year-old Laurie Dolan, a Tarzana woman who died from an overdose of cocaine and morphine. The woman died in the home of Israeli immigrant and mobster, Jacob 'Cookie' Orgad aka Koki.
August 15: The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) joins the FBI Investigation.
1995: Heidi Fleiss goes to trial. She is convicted and sentenced to three years in prison.
1997: Heidi Fleiss is charged with pandering and selling drugs (cocaine), according to the Los Angeles Times. She pleads guilty.
1999: After serving 21 months in a California correctional facility, Heidi Fleiss released on probation. She files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy the same year.
2001: Fleiss is arrested on a parole violation. She is sent back to jail for failing to report and for using methamphetamines, according to the Chicago Tribune. She is released on April 10, 2001.
2004: The movie based on her life "Call Me: The Rise and Fall of Heidi Fleiss" premiers on USA.
2013: Update: Heidi Fleiss was arrested in Nevada for driving under the influence.
2014: Today, Heidi Fleiss still lives in Nevada.