Sex-service Scot could be deported from US

Published: 27/09/2012

A British mother accused of running a multimillion-dollar escort service in New York could face deportation after admitting a charge of promoting prostitution.

US prosecutors said Anna Gristina, who is originally from Edinburgh but now lives at Monroe, New York, as a legal US citizen, was the madam of a Manhattan sex service for 15 years.

The 45-year-old has said previously that she was merely starting a matchmaking service, not peddling call girls, and admitted the single charge of promoting prostitution as part of a plea deal at Manhattan Supreme Court on Tuesday.

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