Police quickly shut down the hot dog stand of a Long Island woman who just finished serving a stint behind bars after she pleaded guilty to one count of prostitution, the New York Post reports.

Catherine Scalia, who says she loves showing off her body and selling hot dogs, was shut down on a technicality -- she didn’t have a permit to sell food from a truck in the town of Hempstead.

But for good or bad, the most famous hot dog seller on Long Island has gained a lot of attention. The Post reported that throngs of customers showed up with their wallets open.

Michael DiSanto, 22, a landscaper, said he saw Scalia on TV and was interested in seeing what the fuss was about. “It’s funny,” he says. “I say let her do her thing.”

Patrons were greeted by a few protesters upset that Scalia decided to open shop in their community.

Jessenia Mendez-Velazquez, a member of a local civic group, called the Health Department to shut down the mobile hot dog stand and then engaged in a brief shouting match with Scalia.

Scalia said she will apply for the specific permits and in the meantime promises to open again, this time in Long Beach.

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