Federal Civil Lawsuit Filed This Morning Names Anton “Tony” Lazzaro as the Ringmaster of a Sex Trafficking Enterprise

Attorneys to Release Details & Identities of Co-Conspirators and the People Who Tried to Prevent Investigation

(St. Paul, MN) – Today, a press conference will be held to:

  • Announce a federal civil lawsuit filed in United States District Court of Minnesota on behalf of Plaintiff Minor Doe 1 against Anton “Tony” Lazzaro.
  • Urge anyone who saw, suspected or suffered Lazzaro’s crimes to call the FBI Minneapolis Division at 763-569-8000.
  • Release the following details:
    • How the courageous, Minor Doe 1 posted information on Lazzaro.
    • Identify Lazzaro’s agents and co-conspirators, and how they threated and attempted to silence Doe Minor 1 and Doe’s father.
    • Release the agreement in which Lazzaro admits to sexual relations with Minor Doe 1 and threatens to take legal action.
    • How Minor Doe 1 made the brave choice to contact law enforcement one year ago, which triggered the criminal investigation leading to the indictment of Lazzaro and Gisela Castro Medina.
  • Gisela Castro Medina is also named as a co-conspirator for grooming and recruiting Minor Doe 1 for the sex trafficking enterprise.

Notes: Lazzaro and Medina were federally indicted on sex trafficking charges and Lazzaro’s criminal trial is set to begin October 18, 2021, in federal court in St. Paul, MN.

When: Tuesday, September 7, 2021, at 10:30 AM CT.

Where: Jeff Anderson & Associates, 366 Jackson Street, St. Paul, MN 55101.

Please Note: Media and attendees of the live press conference will be required to wear masks per recommended COVID prevention policies.

Live Stream
The press conference will also be live-streamed via YouTubeFacebook, and in the News section of our website.

Media Note
The press conference will be filmed at 1080p resolution with a broadcast camera and uploaded to DropBox. It will be available for download at the conclusion of the event for use by broadcast and digital media. Submit requests to media@andersonadvocates.com.