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Massage Parlor Prostitution Sting Nets 13 Arrests



An undercover prostitution sting has led to multiple arrests in Central Indiana.

Authorities in Indianapolis, Shelbyville, Greensburg and Plainfield took part in the four-month investigation and served search warrants on what are commonly known as Asian Massage Parlors.

Indianapolis police arrested Stanley Hoskins, 61, of Trafalgar, on a preliminary charge of patronizing a prostitute and Xiao Ping Marino, 52, of Indianapolis, on a preliminary charge of prostitution.

Plainfield police arrested three people -- Xirong Chen, 45, and Lirong Wang, 44, on preliminary charges of prostitution and Lu Tonghui, 46, on preliminary charges of prostitution and promoting prostitution

 The efforts netted over $115,000.00 in cash being seized and 13 total arrests.



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