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Millionaire Madam

Nickname of Anna Gristina, the woman who ran a multi-million dollar prostitution ring in New York City that catered to the rich and famous, included politicians, hedge fund managers, CEOs and even royalty. She was arrested on February 23, 2012, accused of running a brothel empire for the last 15 years and was later sentenced to jail. In court, she repeatedly declined to disclose her long list of clients saying that she would rather bite off her tongue before naming her clients.

Born in Scotland and adopted by an older couple who already had five children, Anna Gristina fled to the United States when she was a teenager. Anna Gristina is currently on her third husband, a man named Kelvin Gore, who made headlines as a teen for saving his mother from a knife-weildign rapist. Her former husband, Dario Gristina is currently running for New York State Assembly as a conservative Republican. Her first husband was named Fernando Park; they divorced by the time Gristina was 24.

John Edwards denied a report on March 23, 2012 that he had been named as a client in Millionaire Madam’s prostitution club. A call girl who used to work for Anna Gristina said she was paid to have sex with a man she believed to be Edwards in 2007 when he was in New York raising money for his failed presidential bid.

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