CENTERVILLE, IO — Ben Clifford Dawson, an 83-year-old man who as running for city council in Iowa, has been charged with prostitution.

The charges stem from an incident in which Dawson offered to give sexual favors to pay off a loan.

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The Daily Iowegian reports:

The charges stem from an investigation which began on Oct. 22. During the investigation the victim alleged Dawson had offered to perform sex acts upon them in exchange for repayment of a loan. Dawson also grabbed the victim and began kissing their neck without consent.

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