Ex-cop from Bensonhurst nabbed for allegedly running prostitution sites

A retired NYPD officer was picked up at his Bensonhurst home early on Tuesday, May 24 for allegedly running a multi-million dollar prostitution ring, reports claim.

Michael Rizzi, tied to the Gambino crime family through marriage, according to reports, was arrested by Department of Homeland Security investigations agents and NYPD officers for running 58 escort websites, charging customers up to $2,000 an hour for certain escorts.

The ex-cop was charged with prostitution and money laundering, reports say, and is set to be arraigned later on Tuesday.

We will update this story with more information as it becomes available.

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