Inside the NYC madam scandal
Craig Rivera investigates Manhattan brothels
- Duration 4:44
- Date Mar 12, 2012
Craig Rivera investigates Manhattan brothels
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At a crime time in prime time -- and the fascination.
-- you are familiar big time -- that brothel with its mystery list of VIP jobs and the arrest of -- -- Spina.
An alleged madam who for some reason is being held on two million dollars now.
Two million is much more than the most accused murderer gets around these parts of the world so why the huge bail.
What do we know about and its customers and how did -- operate in -- -- for so long.
Before we hear from former detective bode deal and clinical psychologist -- that -- -- at the scene with a former madam who shared her black book with an -- the cubs eight.
This unassuming building on Manhattan's upper east side is where 44 year old soccer mom turned madam ran a brothel.
Now they're holding -- two million dollars bond in Rikers Island prison.
She says she had sources in the NYPD.
The DEA and other police agencies Kristin Davis.
Another notorious former madam -- -- is that possible that she had these inside sources.
I think it not only is it possible that it's likely common I think that they are not law enforcement sources they think it goes all the way up to the top you cannot.
Be in it criminal enterprise for over ten years without having been tipped off.
-- famed defense attorney Arthur -- Dallas.
She's also saying that she is sources within Manhattan DA -- off.
Well this is the Menendez -- attorneys loves it and examining this case in this situation for many years.
So if they do have -- inside their association or organization who's helping there.
I would think that's gonna become -- out.
Maybe not know what their hope would be that there is -- -- And it never has to come out that their office is never compromised in anyway two million dollars for essentially what's victimless crime mind.
What do you think the psychology is gonna I think first of -- I think it's unconscionable what he -- -- it's a collective.
Effort to try to break -- to try to get her little black book so we could find out who that next client number nine is the last client number nine was Eliot Spitzer.
Now they want to know who's next quiet overnight.
And -- she's done records it'll bite my tongue office before speak about anything like that.
And that you will see where where the chips fall Chris and you know something about client number nine in that case is this what it's all about a they trying to get to the black book or is it something -- I I disagree I think after five years investigation they are to have the black book I think they know who.
Is in there they have a hundred hours of audio I think client number nine Eliot Spitzer is definitely in there and probably has a lot more to do with -- then we know of right now.
And this is a big cover up.
You think that there are other clients that.
The Manhattan DA's office is trying to protect of course it doesn't take five years to investigate a crime of this nature.
Nike Arthur said is that they.
She's not even facing any jail time so why it's not a flight risk so what what's really going on.
If there's any under age women -- working for enterprise.
That takes everything to a level level even criminally -- -- To a C felony he takes it from probation to mandatory jail time I'm just looking at this building it's you know.
I don't know if what kind of guy would wanna be slipping here in the darkness it's and look like a luxury building maybe it's that low key aspect that.
She had the operation there.
Maybe she's just she not because I definitely wouldn't have ever rented an apartment in this building and according to the pictures that he and I definitely -- -- furnished at LA either.
Describe the women that she would have coming.
Com you know -- you know some of them.
Reach a few of the same girls yes and their high -- girls are beautiful models aspiring actresses.
Even some you know college students but -- beautiful.
You know model -- -- as popular here in New York how much money.
A thousand to 2000 and our.
It's definitely possible however I don't think it's likely in her case that yes had a -- undetected for so long.
She went undetected because somebody tipped her off.
You don't have a longevity -- a criminal enterprise that does not happen it's like the sands of the hour glass are ticking away and you get maybe one turnover and then you're out.
So he didn't get and you make your money and get out.
What's next birdie thing.
I think that she will spend some time in jail awaiting for -- -- to be reduced and she's scared -- take a plea and and whoever they're covering up for will never surface.
Kristen Davis --