Anna Gristina, Soccer Mom Turned Manhattan Madam, Faces Prison Term

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Now-infamous soccer-mom-turned-Manhattan-madam Anna Gristina has been charged with promoting prostitution and sent to NYC's notorious Rikers Island.

The 44-year-old was allegedly running the multi-million dollar sex ring out of an Upper West Side apartment and is currently being held on $2 million bail.

She may be making prison her home for awhile.

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“My intention is to meet the DA with a view toward a disposition or resolving the matter ... if I think a plea is the appropriate thing,” her lawyer Gary Greenwald said.

A prison term would await after any guilty plea, if prosecutors have their way.

Prosecutor Charles Linehan, who's heading the investigation into Gristina's operation due to alleged evidence of potential police protection, said his office wants Gristina to go away for the maximum - at least 2 1/3 years prison, and as much as 7.

Insiders believe Gristina would cop silently.

"She pleads guilty, doesn't tell prosecutors a thing about how she ran her operation, goes up to [Bedford Hills Correctional Facility for Women in Westchester County] and gets out in a year or so on work release, with good behavior," said one strategist.

"It sounds like a plan, right? She'll be near her home and family, [in upstate Monroe County] she doesn't give up anybody, she doesn't make any enemies."

"That's how she's leaning right now."

Her silence would greatly hamper prosecutors, who are desperate for her cooperation against her alleged millionaire johns and high power alleged collaborators.

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Yes Guy she is a well known escort service to nightclub operators. Except she charges money for these girls and makes a fortune doing it. We all know the girls from the clubs. Of course she is a madam just like Andrea. Except Andrea was gorgeous. I thought Anna Gristina works for the tier 2 operators in the model and bottle business. Its not a secret. Come on.

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I thought she was the madam to "nightclub operators"? Wasnt this the connection to the lawyer David Jaroslawicz? He represents TAO, Lavo, BD Hotels, The Jane Hotel, Smith + Mills, Beatrice Inn, Marquee, The Standard, Greenwich Hotel, TenJune, SL, Abe and Arthurs, the Oak Room at The Plaza Hotel. The list is endless. But wasn't this the connection to corruption and money laundering via illegal businesses and this lawyer? Clearly they didn't raid his offices for one lease to a brothel or a pig farm and seize dozen of boxes. He has ties to the money laundering, narcotics and counterfeit Gucci handbags in the Rabbi scandal in New Jersey which involved massive corruption already.

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If she's deported she will live in luxury from all her laundered profits. Tax-free. Who says it is a victimless crime. The bank bailout probably went to half of her customers. Politicians are probably the majority of customers. Ask John Edwards...

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If she pleads guilty to a felony she will be deported because she is not a citizen. I doubt she will get the maximum of 2 1/3 to 7 years. She might not even go to state prison may-be just city jail time which is no more than one year on Riker's Island. If she pleads guilty to the top charge a D felony the plea bargain is between her lawyer and the judge, she could even get time served but like I said a guilty plea to a felony will get her deported back to the UK.

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LOOKING AT THE PICTURE OF THE WHORE MANAGER, IN COURT, ALL I CAN THINK OF IS, WOW, I'D LOVE TO PUNCH HER IN HER FACE. SOMETHING ABOUT HER EXPRESSION.

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This whole story is getting blown up way to much. I know this woman and spent time with her family and husband, and know the lives they were living. I wouldn't have called her other life a secret, more like an escort service

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