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Arrest made in sex trafficking ring operating from four separate massage parlors

1 month 2 weeks 14 hours ago Thursday, September 09 2021 Sep 9, 2021 September 09, 2021 10:52 PM September 09, 2021 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - Narcotics agents with the Sheriff's Office pulled off four simultaneous searches, arrests, and seizures at massage parlors discovered to be part of a prostitution ring.

Police identified and arrested 59-year-old Jing Jing as the leader of the facilities. Jing has been charged with money laundering, promoting prostitution, and criminal conspiracy.

Police say Jing deposited and transferred $130,000 from his accounts, the money is believed to be earnings from these businesses.

In April 2021, the Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office began investigating a complaint about organized prostitution, human trafficking, and money laundering at these businesses, which were operating in the Baton Rouge area.

Police seized $31,810, numerous frozen bank accounts, and hard drives containing video surveillance from the massage parlors.

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