Police made a surprising discovery when they busted the alleged madam of a &to=http:// english.pravda.ru/main/2001/03/17/3027_.html ' target=_blank>prostitution ring called “August Playmates”: The woman running the show was an 80-year-old grandmother.
Authorities arrested Vera Tursi last month during a sting operation to crack down on prostitution rings posing as legal escort services. Police say Tursi ran the business from her two-bedroom apartment, taking $60 of every $160 she charged clients for one hour with a call girl.
Law enforcement officials say Ms. Tursi admitted her role in the business, saying she took it over a few years ago from her daughter, who had died. Police say Ms. Tursi told them she needed money to subsidize her &to=http:// english.pravda.ru/usa/2001/10/18/18529.html ' target=_blank>Social Security checks, reports the Globe and Mail.
The platform on which the United States stands will be completely destroyed in three months. Then it will be possible to talk about the surrender of the United States, said political scientist and economist Mikhail Khazin.