Sorry, that must have been ick^n. It was a hidden transaction, your “colleague” was not getting anything out of the “business” part of your meeting and decided to extract her “personal” gains at your cost.

And, to repeat what others have asked, why have a business meeting in a place like that, or even go there without back-up? As far as the sense of male entitlement and female collusion the story demonstrates, that is not unique to the “Rust belt”, it happens on the Coasts as well, in the Bay Area, in NYC, in Ivy League colleges …

I stop to miau to cats.

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