A New York man was indicted this week for allegedly operating a brothel in a residential neighborhood in Paramus. Police began surveillance at the small, pale blue house in August.
He said that each person arrested worked as a masseuse and is accused of engaging in sex with customers. Police have charged 12 women they say work at 11 area massage parlors with prostitution offenses, Acting Bergen County Prosecutor Gurbir S. Grewal said Friday in a release. The arrests followed a week-long undercover investigation and were made at massage parlors in seven municipalities on three separate days, Grewal said.
Nine of the women are from Queens, N. The two women who reside in Little Ferry are Shunyu Pio Piao, 48, who worked at a spa in Little Ferry, and Mihwa Jang, 41, who worked at one of the Edgewater massage parlors targeted in the investigation, Grewal said, and the Maryland woman, Yougin Cho, 36, was arrested at a spa in South Hackensack. Police arrest 12 women on prostitution charges in sweep of Bergen County massage parlors.
Search for:. The indictment said he promoted the prostitution of Feng Q. Liu by owning, controlling, managing, supervising or otherwise keeping a house of prostitution at 12 North Farview Ave. Increased evening traffic to the home by men ranging in age from 20 to 50 prompted neighbors to alert police to the unusual activity.