Officials: The suspects were all charged with Unauthorized Practice of a Profession; in addition, two were also charged with Prostitution.
SCPD reports the arrests of (L to R) Hailian Shen, Guiyu Piao, Chunhua Cui, and Aihong Wang during a raid of a Hauppauge massage parlor.
Photo by: Suffolk County Police Department
Hauppauge, NY - May 7, 2018 - Suffolk County Police today arrested four women for unlicensed massages during a raid at a massage parlor in Hauppauge.
In response to numerous community complaints, Suffolk County Police Fourth Precinct Crime Section officers, and Town of Islip Fire Marshal executed a search warrant at the Royal Spa, located at 901 A Motor Parkway in Hauppauge at approximately 4 p.m.
Hailian Shen, 49, of Flushing, Chunhua Cui, 50, of Flushing, Guiyu Piao, 48, of Flushing, and Aihong Wang, 49, of Little Neck were all arrested and charged with Unauthorized Practice of a Profession, a Class E Felony under the New York State Education law. In addition, Cui, Piao and Wang were also charged with Prostitution.
During the investigation conducted by the Town of Islip Fire Marshal numerous violations and summons were issued.
The arrestees were arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip on May 5.
A criminal charge is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.