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Queens Couple Accused Of Sex Trafficking, ‘Slavery,’ Forcing Girls Into Prostitution

Hikeem Green, 38, and his girlfriend Darcell Marshall, 22, allegedly held a 19-year-old from Rockland County and a 20-year-old from New York City in a foreclosed home they illegally occupied.

02/15/2013

Shannan Gilbert (credit: CBS 2)

Shannan Gilbert’s Family Sues Last Man To See Her Alive

A civil lawsuit has been filed in the case of the death of Shannan Gilbert, whose body was among ten found at Long Island’s Gilgo Beach.

11/15/2012

Lawrence Taylor/file (credit: Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

Verdict In: Hall Of Famer Lawrence Taylor Wins Lawsuit In Underage Prostitution Case

NFL Hall of Famer Lawrence Taylor has won a lawsuit that tried to hold him accountable for having sex with a 16-year-old girl in a New York hotel room.

10/26/2012

A screengrab of e4akorea.com, allegedly a site advertising prostitution at several Manhattan locations. (credit: e4akorea.com)

Prosecutors Say Brooklyn Man Ran Brothels In Midtown, Lower Manhattan

William Thomas, 42, of Fort Greene, put a 21st-century spin on the world’s oldest profession, advertising services for prostitutes online, according to authorities.

10/22/2012

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Owner And Operator Of New York ‘Snuggery’ Offers Clients Hugs, Relaxation

Some people say that it is one step away from prostitution, but selling hugs is perfectly legal.

10/01/2012

Crispus Attucks Playground (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Officials: Brooklyn Playground Has Become A Hot Spot For Prostitution

The Crispus Attucks Playground on Classon Avenue in Clinton Hill is closed at night but every morning investigators are finding evidence of sex.

08/27/2012

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Judge Sets Trial Date For Alleged Upper East Side Madam Anna Gristina

A judge has refused to dismiss the case against Anna Gristina, the suburban mom accused of earning millions of dollars by selling sex to wealthy clients.

08/16/2012

Prosecutors say Jaynie Mae Baker is an accomplice to the alleged Upper East Side madam Anna Gristina. (credit: CBS 2)

Alleged Accomplice Of ‘Millionaire Madam’ Expected To Take Plea Deal

Published reports said she’ll plead guilty to a misdemeanor and avoid a lengthy jail sentence for promoting prostitution. It’s unclear if the deal would mean that Baker will have to testify against Gristina, who has refused to enter into a plea agreement with the District Attorney’s office.

08/14/2012

Cash, Jewelry Confiscated In Suffolk County Drug And Sex Ring (credit: Carol D'Auria/1010 WINS)

Heroin And Prostitution Ring Busted In Suffolk County

Suffolk County District Attorney Tom Spota said it’s rare to see drug and sex rings combined into one operation.

08/13/2012

Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes

Brooklyn Rape Case Involving Hasidic Woman Dismissed Amid Misconduct Questions

The 22-year-old woman initially accused the men of rape, but questions were raised about whether prosecutors initially failed to turn over evidence that she had recanted part of her story.

06/26/2012

New York City Taxis (file / credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Bloomberg Signs Cabbie Sex Trafficking Bill

Mayor Michael Bloomberg has signed a bill to strengthen penalties against cabbies who knowingly work with sex traffickers.

06/22/2012

Anna Gristina (credit: CBS 2)

Judge Panel Reduces Alleged UES Madam Anna Gristina’s Bail

“After reviewing the entire record… we find the amount of bail set by the trial court was unreasonable and an abuse of discretion,” the judges wrote. They made note that Gristina has no criminal record.

06/12/2012

Catherina Scalia (credit: NCPD)

Cops: L.I. Woman Charged With Prostitution After Using Hot Dog Cart To Solicit Clients

It appears an East Rockaway woman was selling more than hot dogs from her cart on Sunrise Highway.

05/04/2012

Brothel on wheels

Authorities Break Up Pennsylvania-To-New York City ‘Brothel On Wheels’

Six New York City livery cab drivers surrendered to authorities Monday morning. According to prosecutors, the cabbies “promoted” prostitution by escorting “Johns” and prostituted women all over the city.

04/23/2012

Alleged 'madam' Anna Gristina is seen in court on March 12, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Prosecutors Build Case Against Accused UES Madam With More Arrests

Prosecutors now have three people cooperating in the case against accused Upper East Side madam Anna Gristina.

03/16/2012

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