Strip-mall massage parlors have become common sights in many communities, but they are drawing new scrutiny since charges were filed against NFL team owner Robert Kraft. Google Street View. Living alone in a two-bedroom apartment in New York City, the year-old is the picture of success.
This article is part three of a five-part series titled "The Business of Illicit Massage. Before the Greentree Health Spa was shut down last year, sex buyers crowed about the place on an erotic online review site called Rubmaps, a digital forum that lists some 7, illicit massage-related businesses across the United States. Most described in graphic terms the kind of sex they could buy at the Framingham spa.
Walked in, went into the room, got undressed. There was a robe hanging, so I put it on, slipped my Nicole is as angel. She took me to my massage room by the hand.
Maybe you broke up with your girlfriend, maybe you just got paid, or maybe your internet is down, but you find your mind wandering to the thought of the parlor. You decide to walk in… you know… just to research it, and find yourself instantly lost: What do I do? Where do I go?
She was 49, a recent immigrant and deeply in debt to a loan shark back home in China when she answered an employment ad three years ago that promised thousands of dollars a month, but offered no job description. She realized too late that she had been tricked into working at a massage parlor in Flushing, Queens, where besides kneading backs, she was expected to sexually service up to a dozen men a day. In strip malls across the country, neon signs and brightly colored placards promise hot stones, acupuncture and shiatsu with photos of women or couples receiving relaxing shoulder rubs.
A strip-mall happy-ending spot in Phoenix, Arizona, one of nearly 5, Asian erotic massage parlors across America. Photo by Todd Huffman via Flickr. We know you're busy.
Skip to content. Editor's note: This story has been updated with a Feb. The customers themselves led law enforcement to the address inby writing detailed reviews of the services they received at Hadley Massage Therapy — services that went far beyond massage. Shutting them down is not as simple as rounding up the men and women in the massage parlor.
By Anitra Brown. The term "Asian massage" can refer to a few vastly different treatments you can request at spas and resortsdepending on where you are in the world. As a result, it's important to understand what locals mean when they offer an Asian massage: Eastern practices or a "full-service" treatment.