Employees of Aspinwall massage parlor face prostitution charges
Two women face prostitution-related charges after an investigation at the Golden Dragon Bodywork parlor on Freeport Road in Aspinwall.
Dong Zhou Liu, 48, of Chicago, was charged by Aspinwall police with promoting prostitution and criminal conspiracy and Wu Shuang Shuang, 40, of Flushing, N.Y., was charged with prostitution and two counts of criminal conspiracy.
Police raided the parlor, also known as KC Healthy Massage Therapy, on Wednesday at about 10:30 a.m.
Aspinwall police had received complaints about the parlor involving prostitution in August, according to the criminal complaint. The FBI began investigating soon after.
Officers found five customers and five other employees besides Shuang and Liu at the business. No other charges have been filed.
The building now is empty and closed off by police.
Preliminary hearings for Liu and Shuang are scheduled for 10 a.m. on Sept. 18 at Magisterial Judge Elissa Lang's office in Sharpsburg.
Tom McGee is an associate editor for Trib Total Media. He can be reached at 412-856-7400, ext. 1513 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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