Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey and Chief Stephen J. Rizco of the Highland Park Police Department announced today that four people have been arrested and charged with prostitution at a massage parlor located in the borough.
The four were charged following an investigation that began with an anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers of Middlesex County Inc.
The defendants were identified as Sook Hee Park, 48, of Flushing, Queens, Sun Hui Nam, 48, and Eun Sil Jan, 53, all of Flushing, Queens and Hezhong Chen, 55, of Sayreville.
Sook Hee Park was charged with promoting prostitution, engaging in prostitution and money laundering. Sun Hui Nam was charged with promoting prostitution and money laundering. Eun Sil Jang was charged with engaging in prostitution. Hezhong Chen was charged with promoting prostitution.
The four were arrested and charged on April 22, 2016 during an investigation into the S Massage Spa LLC, located at 1001 Raritan Avenue in Highland Park.
The investigation was part of a continuing statewide effort to combat human trafficking.
The investigation is active and is continuing.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Sean McGraw of the Highland Park Police Department at (732) 572-3800, or Detective Ryan Tighe of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office at (732) 745-3300.