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NYPD Sergeant Cleared In Upper East Side Madam Case

New York City officials say a police sergeant who was interviewed in the case of an accused multi-million dollar madam has been cleared of any wrongdoing.

03/14/2012

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

Alleged Madam’s Attorney: If You Let Her Free, She And Her Family Can Live With Me

Anna Gristina is facing just a single charge of promoting prostitution, but she’s being held on $2 million bail. On Monday, her lawyer offered more than legal advice. He offered his own ritzy home to secure her release.

03/12/2012

Anna Gristina, accused of being a madam on Manhattan's Upper East Side, is seen in wedding photos taken 10 years ago during her marriage to Kelvin Gorr. (credit: Facebook/Kelvin Gorr)

Accused Upper East Side Madam’s Bodyguard Worked In DA’s Office

A newspaper photo features accused Upper East Side madam Anna Gristina perched on the lap of a smiling bodyguard. Her arm is draped over his broad shoulders. It’s a photo that is now sending shock waves through law enforcement.

03/09/2012

Anna Gristina, accused of being a madam on Manhattan's Upper East Side, is seen in wedding photos taken 10 years ago during her marriage to Kelvin Gorr. (credit: Facebook/Kelvin Gorr)

Lawyers For Alleged East Side Madam Challenge Underage Prostitute Allegations

“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.

03/08/2012

Anna Gristina, accused of being a madam on Manhattan's Upper East Side, is seen in wedding photos taken 10 years ago during her marriage to Kelvin Gorr. (credit: Facebook/Kelvin Gorr)

Spitzer Madam: Accused East Side Madam Had Quite The Reputation In The Business

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.

03/07/2012

Defense attorney Peter Gleason (left) and investigator Vincent Parco (right) (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Mom Accused Of Running Upper East Side Prostitution Ring Faces Judge

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.

03/06/2012

Police: NJ Woman Gets Rescued After Posting To Facebook

Police say the 30-year-old south Jersey woman wrote in the message that she was being held against her will. Her brother called authorities in south Jersey, who notified Hackensack police.

12/29/2011

Aerial View Of Rikers Island (credit: CBS 2)

Prostitution Sting Leads To Arrest Of Rikers Island Imam

The Department of Correction said Imam Aziz-Ud Bin Bilal was suspended without pay.

08/25/2011

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New York City Women Seeking Sugar Daddies After College?

What happens when economic desperation is combined with youth and the internet?

08/09/2011

Dunkin' Donuts - Rockaway, NJ - Aug 2, 2011 (credit: Levon Putney / WCBS 880)

Rockaway Dunkin’ Donuts Worker Accused Of Selling Sex During Late Night Shifts

Ordering “extra sugar” at the Dunkin’ Donuts along Route 46 in Rockaway Township apparently got you more than just a sweet cup of coffee.

08/02/2011

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Business Cards For Prostitutes Popping Up In Queens

Business cards advertising prostitution are showing up across Queens, and local officials are not happy about it.

03/27/2011

D'Angelo (credit: AP)

D’Angelo Takes Disorderly Conduct Plea In NYC Case

The Grammy Award-winning R&B singer entered his plea Friday. The offense is a violation, not a crime.

03/11/2011

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Ex-Stripper-Turned-Teacher Petro Moves On

Melissa Petro, the woman who admitted to being a stripper and prostitute before becoming a Bronx art teacher, said she has reinvented herself as a memoirist.

02/10/2011

Authorities search on a beach near Babylon, NY - Dec 14, 2010 - AP Photo/Seth Wenig

For 4, Life Of Prostitution And Death By 1 Killer

The four women were prostitutes in their 20s, advertising their services online, living on the margins of society and not likely to be immediately missed. They appeared to share similar middle-class childhoods, but it is the way they lived their adult lives that has authorities chasing a serial killer.

01/29/2011

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Poughkeepsie Travel Operator Accused In Prostitution Sting

The Westchester County DA said Monday the owner of Big Apple Oriental Tours, told an undercover investigator he could negotiate with women for sexual acts in the Philippines.

12/06/2010

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