Massage Parlor Owner Accused of Promoting Prostitution

Police searched Jade Massage Therapy, also known 888 Massage, and arrested the owner.

Clinton police arrested the owner of a massage parlor who is accused of using it as a brothel.

Yujing Hou, of Valley Stream, New York, turned herself in to police at 5 a.m. on Tuesday. Police said she is also known as Anna.

Police in Nassau County New York tried to serve arrest warrants at her residence in New York last week, but they could not find her.

On March 8, Clinton police searched Jade Massage Therapy, at 3 Post Office Square, also known as 888 Massage, after receiving several complaints from residents that men patronizing the business were engaging in sex with the female employees inside the business.

Officers seized business records, notes, lotions, oils, advertising, computers and an internal surveillance system that Hou could access remotely, police said.

The employees, who are all from New York, did not have massage licenses in Connecticut, police said.

Hou was charged with engaging in promoting prostitution, which is a felony, and engaging in prostitution, which is a misdemeanor.

Hou was held on a $50,000 and was presented in Middletown Superior Court.

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