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Michael Levitis, Rasputin Owner And Russian Dolls Castmember, Sentenced To 9...

Michael Levitis, who owned Rasputin restaurant until it was seized by authorities, and who was also a castmember of the failed television show Russian Dolls,...

“Putin-Style Censorship” On Levitis-Controlled Russian Gossip Page, Say Banned Members

Stories about crime and corruption featuring Eastern European perps are juicy material for members of the "Russian Insider - News, Reviews and Gossip" group...

Rasputin Owner Michael Levitis Pleads Guilty To Stealing $2.2 Million From...

First he denied the charges. Then he claimed he was a victim. Now former Rasputin owner Michael Levitis has come clean, admitting to scamming nearly...

Levitis’ Cronies Plead Guilty, Pin Debt Settlement Fraud On Rasputin Owner’s...

Three of the six individuals charged in connection with an alleged debt settlement fraud scheme have pleaded guilty, with the latest one ratting out...

Rasputin Restaurant Evicted, Padlocked As Owner Faces Fraud Charges

Rasputin, the windowless, mausoleum-like restaurant and nightclub at 2670 Coney Island Avenue, has been shuttered and padlocked. There is a notice taped near the entrance that...

Rasputin Owner Michael Levitis Pleads Not Guilty To Fraud Charges, Claims...

Rasputin owner and Russian Dolls co-star Michael Levitis pleaded not guilty to charges of wire fraud, mail fraud and conspiracy and was released on...

Prosecutors Move To Seize Bank Accounts, Properties Of Rasputin Owner Michael...

Prosecutors have filed papers to restrain approximately 40 bank accounts operated by Michael Levitis or those connected to him, and have moved to seize two Manhattan...

Rasputin Owner And Russian Dolls Star Michael Levitis Busted In Fraud...

Rasputin Restaurant owner and Russian Dolls co-star Michael Levitis, and three others, were charged with fraud this morning, as prosecutors claim they operated a...

Russian Beauties Make The Glossies

Though Russian Dolls was ripped from us at an all-too-early-time, the true spirit of Russia's pageantry remains alive on the pages of New York Magazine. Recently,...

Cymbrowitz Campaign Hires Kruger’s Scandal-Tarred Chief Of Staff

Former State Senator Carl Kruger's chief of staff is heading back to work... on the reelection campaign of Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz. City and State revealed...

Russian Dolls Booted From Lifetime Network – Down, But Not Out

Rumors have been circulating that Lifetime's Russian Dolls - yeah, you know the one - has been cancelled. Well, that's not quite right. The unofficial...

Rasputin Owner, Kruger Croney Sentenced And Fined

Rasputin (2670 Coney Island Avenue) co-owner Michael Levitis was sentenced to three years probation and fined $15,000 for lying to FBI agents about a bribe intended...

Kagan Bashes "Russian Dolls" Brighton Reality Show

Now that we've got our first real glimpse of Russian Dolls, the new Brighton Beach-based reality show to air on Lifetime, it was just...

First Look: "Russian Dolls" Brighton Beach Reality Show Video Preview

Sheepshead Bites has snagged the first publicly-available look at Russian Dolls, the new Brighton Beach-based reality show that will air on Lifetime on August...

Russian Leaders: Brighton Beach Show's Title Synonymous With Prostitution

Lifetime's newest show, the Brighton Beach-themed reality series Russian Dolls, is taking another round of flack as Russian leaders zero in on the new...