Massage parlor investigation leads to prostitution arrests

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UPDATE: Evesham Township Police Department has determined that the massage parlor under investigation was falsely using the name and location of another legitimate business in social media advertisements to generate business. The massage parlor under investigation does not advertise a true business name.

The following information comes from Lt. Joseph Friel of the Evesham Township Police Department:

On July 18 Evesham Police conducted a criminal investigation into alleged prostitution after receiving a report of suspicious activity coming from a newly opened massage parlor.

The investigation ultimately led to the arrest of a New York woman who was allegedly using the business to promote prostitution. During this investigation, detectives located numerous on-line advertisements requiring potential clients to call prior to making any appointments. Detectives conducted surveillance on the location and were quickly able to locate several individuals who obtained sexual favors in exchange for currency. The following were charged with Prostitution related offenses:

Arrested:

A woman, age 46, of Staten Island, N.Y. was charged with fourth degree promoting prostitution and a disorderly persons offense for engaging in prostitution. She was released on her own recognizance.

A woman, age 51, of Morris Plains, was charged with a disorderly persons offense for engaging in prostitution. She was released on her own recognizance.

A male, age 48, of Salem, was charged with a disorderly persons offense for engaging in prostitution. He was released on his own recognizance.

A male, age 27, of Willingboro, was charged with a disorderly persons offense for engaging in prostitution. He was released on his own recognizance.