New Jersey Spa Customer's Wife Helps Bust Alleged Prostitution Ring: Police

Police say a woman followed her husband into the New Jersey spa and found sex acts taking place inside

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    Police in New Jersey busted an alleged prostitution business operating out of a spa after the wife of a customer followed her husband inside and found "sexual acts" being performed inside, authorities say. 

    The wife of a customer at Rose Spa on Park Avenue in Rutherford followed her husband into the business several weeks ago and found sex acts being performed inside the rooms there, police say. 

    She contacted police and posted fliers around the area warning of the alleged prostitution taking place, according to police. 

    An undercover officer went to the spa Thursday and was offered $60 in exchange for sex, police said. When other officers moved in to arrest the employee who made the offer, she and another worker tried to run away, going out a window onto an adjacent roof and then into a courtyard, where they were caught and taken into custody.

    One 45-year-old employee, of Palisades Park, was arrested on charges of engaging in prostitution, obstruction, resisting arrest and violating borough code for not having a massage therapy license. 

    Another 42-year-old worker from Flushing, Queens, was arrested on charges of promoting prostitution, obstruction, resisting arrest and violating borough code. 

    Police say the spa has been shut down temporarily but are working with the health department to try to close the business permanently. 

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