Interning…In the RUG BUSINESS?

A headline from the LA Times:

Rug store owner showed porn to teenage intern, police say

Wait a minute … they have interns now in the rug business? Is nothing sacred anymore? I understand that the practice of interning–i.e., young people from affluent families working for free to get a networking leg up on the competition–had infested many industries. But, I had assumed, the venerable rug merchant business, which has been a byword for thousands of years of being in it for the money, would not stoop so low.