The accused multimillion dollar madam was back in her isolation cell at Rikers Island on Thursday night following a setback in court earlier in the day.
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.
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.
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.
“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.
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.
The Department of Correction said Imam Aziz-Ud Bin Bilal was suspended without pay.
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Ordering “extra sugar” at the Dunkin’ Donuts along Route 46 in Rockaway Township apparently got you more than just a sweet cup of coffee.
Business cards advertising prostitution are showing up across Queens, and local officials are not happy about it.
The Grammy Award-winning R&B singer entered his plea Friday. The offense is a violation, not a crime.
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.
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.