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Federal prosecutors want to prevent jury from hearing about prostitute witness’ porn past

March 15, 2018  |  Posted by: Francesca Falzarano
Federal prosecutors want to prevent jury from hearing about prostitute witness’ porn past

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Federal prosecutors in New York City were hesitant in allowing jurors to hear of the seedy past of prostitute Gabi Grecko — who is set to testify in a dramatic City Hall corruption trial.

Grecko also worked in porn and once dressed in a Native American headdress in explicit topless photos, the feds revealed in court documents on Tuesday.

The escort is supposed to take the stand in the federal prosecution of ex-NYPD Inspector James Grant, who faces accusations that he accepted bribes from co-defendant – and a donor to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio – Jeremy Reichberg.

According to the New York Post, Grecko will tell the jury about a trip to Las Vegas where Reichberg treated Grant and others to her services in 2013.

Prosecutors requested that the federal judge presiding over the case prohibit defense attorneys from questioning Grecko – named in court documents as “Prostitute-1” – about her work porn.

Federal prosecutors want to prevent jurors hearing about the porn past of Gabi Grecko who may testify in a massive corruption trial (Instagram)

She also posted topless photos of herself while sporting a Native American headdress in 2016, and prosecutors want that incident to be off limits as well.

“Prostitute-1’s role in an adult film does not adversely reflect her credibility or her character for truthfulness,” federal prosecutors contended.

“Grecko is not Native American, so taking racy photos while wearing the feathered headdress could come off as racially offensive,” the U.S. Attorney indicated.

“Prostitute-1’s donning of a Native American headdress in photographs has no probative value … the prejudicial of the photographs outweighs any theoretical probative value,” prosecutors added.

The trial is scheduled to begin on April 30th.

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