Plus, they argue, all the models had parental consent.
Sheriff Grayson Robinson is emphatic: "The young ladies involved were less than 18 years of age.
But Renee isn't just sending e-mails or surfing the web aimlessly.
And Ashley has since hired a professional manager, who landed her a part in an independent film.
Renee has also posted more than 500 photos on the site.
Some of them are sweet, some are strange, many are provocative. Renee's mother Barbara claims she is mystified by Renee's virtual success, saying she has "no idea" why the site is so popular. But Renee thinks differently: "They're hoping to see goodies. Her mother says that older guys will look at her daughter no matter what. So I mean they're gonna look at her no matter where she's at," Barbara says. In addition to the member fees, Renee also gets paid for directly linking her Web site to other Web sites, including one that is pornographic.
But the business of underage internet modeling continues, with sites that feature very young, pre-teen girls in provocative poses and clothing.48 Hours joined one of the pre-teen sites, Cindy Model.com, to see what members receive.
For .95 a month, members gain access to hundreds of photos of an 11-year-old child.
But if you think what Renee does is shocking, you haven't seen the half of it.