Federal agents arrested 44-year-old Vincent Lombardo and his 43-year-old wife Melissa Lombardo at a home they rented in Massapequa last night.
CBS 2 has confirmed that the so-called millionaire madam will get out of jail on Monday. Anna Gristina’s family has come up with $250,000 collateral for her bail.
Prosecutors handed over details in their case on Tuesday, as the woman accused of helping run a high-end prostitution ring appeared in court.
“I think the facts will come out that that is not the case and I would not be here today if I thought there was the slightest inclination of that,” said defense attorney Peter Gleason.
More is being learned about the accused East Side madam, and how she ran her alleged brothel. A former madam says accused Anna Gristina had a reputation for offering a rotating cast of beautiful young women — from the UK and Europe.
Prosecutors say 44-year-old Anna Gristina has been working as a high-class madam for more than 15 years, amassing millions of dollars and dozens of high-profile contacts around in the world in the process.
A prostitution ring that was based in Brooklyn but did a brisk business on the internet has been busted, prosecutors said.