Monroeville Madam arrested in Carrick
Pittsburgh Vice Squad detectives arrested Amy Schifano, 35, Carrick on prostitution charges on Thursday, Aug. 25.
Vice Squad detectives had been contacted by agents from the PA Dept. of Probation and Parole because they were concerned Ms. Schifano was engaging in prostitution while on parole. Assistance was requested from the Vice Squad by state parole agents.
Pittsburgh police detectives answered an ad they found on the internet. A detective made an appointment with Ms. Schifano and met her at an apartment on Brownsville Road where she agreed to perform sex acts for $250.@
Ms. Schifano was charged with prostitution and possession of instruments of crime. She was arrested and released to State Parole agents who transported her to the Allegheny County Jail.@
She gained notoriety as the "Monroeville Madame" in 2008 when she was sentenced to state prison for running a multi-million dollar prostitution and drug operation. She was also arrested by the Greentree Police Department in August of 2010 for prostitution charges while on parole.