Case of the Classy Madam

A blueblood's bordello is busted

It is a common male fantasy: ladylike in the living room, the woman turns unbelievably bawdy in bed. Advertised discreetly in the Yellow Pages as the "Finesse" escort service, Sheila Devin's Manhattan apartment was host to trim, elegant women, who for as much as $2,000 a night would allegedly indulge wealthy clients in their wildest dreams. What no one could have imagined when she was arrested last week was the true identity of the woman behind the scenes. A professional madam at night, Devin by day was Sydney Biddle Barrows, of the New Jersey Biddies, one of...

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