(WVLT) - A woman is claiming to be part of a plot to snag the mayor of Memphis in a sex scandal.
Gwendolyn Smith says she was recruited by political enemies of Mayor Willie Herenton to seduce him and videotape their sexual encounter.
Smith contends she was offered $150,000 dollars to take part in the sex-scandal plot by Richard Fields, a well-known Memphis lawyer.
Fields denied the allegation and described Smith as a drug abuser and scam artist.
Mayor Herenton says it's part of a conspiracy to undermine his bid for re-election.
Unrelated to this case, smith was arrested today in memphis in charges of smoking marijuana while on probation.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.