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    Salisbury Spa Employees Accused of Offering Sex

    Police in Salisbury, Massachusetts, expect to press criminal charges after busting a spa for allegedly offering sexual services to its customers.

    (Published Thursday, June 14, 2018)

    Police busted a spa Thursday in Salisbury, Massachusetts, for allegedly offering sexual services in exchange for money.

    After a 3-month investigation by police in Salisbury, Rowley and Groveland, alongside Homeland Security Investigations, authorities executed a search warrant at 111 Lafayette Road, Unit 2 in Salisbury on Thursday morning.

    Police say the Yoga Spa was offering sex to male customers for a fee. During several undercover operations, police say officers were offered sex by employees. The officers denied the services after an exact cash price was quoted, according to authorities.

    The business was still open Thursday night after the raid. Women at the spa didn't respond to questions, and they closed down after NBC10 Boston left.

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    (Published Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018)

    Neighbors say the spa, in a tiny strip mall, used to be a dog grooming business.

    "I know the food place is always busy over there, but never see anyone go in any other place," said one neighbor across the street.

    "I was going to bring my son there to get a massage done and I'm kind of glad I didn't now, after finding this out," said another neighbor.

    Detectives and a homeland security agent identified two Chinese nationals seeking asylum in the U.S. who were working at the spa.

    Fudi Fan, 49, and Yuhua Li, 61, both of Salisbury, were both identified by undercover officers as being the same female employees who offered them sexual services in exchange for money.

    They are both expected to face criminal charges.

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    (Published Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018)

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