Police Shut Down 4 Miami Beach Massage Parlors Believed To Be Fronts For Prostitution

By CBS Miami

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Miami Beach police shut down four massage parlors Friday evening that they said were fronts for prostitution.

Investigators believe many of the women are victims of human trafficking.

During the raids, which were part of an eight-month investigation, police found evidence the women were living in the parlors in terrible conditions.

“These are prostitution operations that operating as sham massage parlors,” Chief Dan Oates said.

Chief Oates said the investigation started with complaints from area residents.

“They operate in full view and everyone knows what they are about,” said Richard Hull, president of the Normandy Shores HOA.

Holt said some of the [READ MORE HERE]

Source: CBS Local

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