MADAM 'SOLD SEX WITH CHILD ACTORS' Court Claim over Brit Mum in New York

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MADAM 'SOLD SEX WITH CHILD ACTORS' Court Claim over Brit Mum in New York


Byline: ANDREW GREGORY

THE British mum dubbed "McMadam to the stars" allegedly arranged for rich clients to have sex with child actors.

Anna Gristina, 44, faces up to seven years' jail if convicted of running the escort service for bankers, entertainment execs and politicians.

Assistant District Attorney Charles Linehan told a New York court Gristina had arranged sex romps "in which minors were involved".

He said: "One of the prostitutes that came in to talk us had said that she was present for this encounter that was arranged by the defendant and that she was particularly upset because there were underage actors involved."

The startling accusation came as pictures surfaced showing the mum-of-four posing halfnaked with her bare-chested third husband Kelvin Gorr, 38.

She had bragged to old pals back in the UK that she was in New York "building an empire". She boasted to one about being a high-flying company chief executive, and told another that her business "takes a lot of work".

But hookers and other sources close to the alleged prostitution ring are now coming out of the woodwork to expose her "empire". One source claimed she paid Penthouse and Playboy centrefolds to sleep with millionaire clients.

High-class escort Irma Nici yesterday said she worked for Gristina for six months in 2002.

She also claimed her boss had well-placed sources in law enforcement who would tip her off about investigations and raids.

She claimed in the New York Post: "She always did say she had someone giving her a heads-up. When one brothel was busted, she was laughing because she had inside information."

Gristina - nicknamed "Anna Scotland" by punters, according to US reports - was arrested after a five-year probe by prosecutors who had her under round-the-clock surveillance.

Yesterday it also emerged that she had allegedly previously fled a house she owns in Canada after a tip-off. …

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