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Police: Undercover cops confirm prostitution at West Allis massage parlor

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Posted at 7:54 AM, Jan 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-21 08:54:59-05

Three massage parlor employees have been charged after undercover cops were offered sexual acts in West Allis.

West Allis police began investigating Asian Massage, a business located at 1442 S. 92 Street, for possible prostitution in 2019.

In August of 2019, two undercover police agents went to the business for a massage, and both were offered sexual gratification for money at some point during their massage, according to the criminal complaint.

One month later, two more undercover agents went into the business and experienced the same thing as the other officers.

A search warrant was then executed at the business for prostitution. The three employees identified as Li Wang, 59, Xiaoye Wan, 44, and Qiuying Zhao, 42, were taken to the police station to be interviewed.

Wang told police that she is the manager of Asian Massage, and that she had been there for five months. She denied any illegal activity at the business.

Wan then told police that she was offered a job at the massage parlor by Wang. She said she had been working at Asian Massage for about a month and that her boss, Wang, wants her to give hand to penis sexual contact for money "so that customers keep coming back," according to the criminal complaint. She even said that at one point while she was giving a massage, Wang looked through the crack of the door and told her to touch the customer's private area.

Wan said she feared retaliation from Wang for telling police this information, and also that she felt she would lose her job if she did not offer sexual gratification to customers, according to the complant.

Police were able to officially close Asian Massage on Saturday with the help of the West Allis City Attorney's Office.

Wang has been charged with keeping a place of prostitution and prostitution - sexual contact. She faces fines up to $20,000 and/or imprisonment up to six years and nine months.

Wan and Zhao have each been charged with one count of prostitution - sexual contact. They face fines up to $10,000 and/or imprisonment up to nine months.

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