Mariah Carey‘s sister, Alison, was arrested for alleged prostitution in New York on Friday (Aug. 26, 2016).
The 55-year-old was reportedly arrested after she solicited money in exchange for sexual favors from a police officer who was undercover as a client. According to The Daily Freeman, Alison informed police of her relation to the singer at the time of her arrest. However, a source told People the two have been estranged “for years.”
The Saugerties police described Alison, who is also HIV-positive, as transient and claim she was prostituting out of a local hotel. They also say that she has been advertising her services online, where she quoted her famous sister’s 1995 hit “Fantasy.”
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“Oh yea with me it’s, ‘ITS SUCH A SWEET, SWEET FANTASY BABY, WHEN I CLOSE MY EYES I COME AND TAKE YOU ON AND ON,'” Alison reportedly wrote.
Alison’s bail is set at $1,000. She is due in court on August 30.