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Update: Second Massage Business Charged With Prostitution

A massage business in town was charged on suspicion of disorderly house and prostitution, reports Pasadena Star-News.

Update: Ling Ling Kuo, the manager of Massage Villa, also located on Huntington Drive, was charged on suspicion of disorderly house and prostitution Friday, in the second of two recent undercover investigations conducted by and neighboring agencies, Police Chief Joe Payne told Patch Tuesday. 

These investigations were initiated in response to: "complaints and tips," said Payne. But it's also "part of regular enforcement actions" done to check "for code violations and operations."

City Council will discuss whether or not to hold a public hearing to revoke Massage Villa's business license Wednesday.

In addition to the Kuo, 44, of Alhambra, two employees were charged—Li Jie Cui, 42, of San Gabriel, for obstruction of investigation and Xiaosu Xu, 25, of Diamond Bar, for prostitution.

A relatively new business, says Payne, this is the first time its employees were charged. 

Original Article: The owner of King Spa, a massage business on Huntington Drive, was charged Jan. 27 on suspicion of disorderly house and prostitution, after a technician allegedly made an offer of prostitution to an undercover police officer, reports Pasadena Star-News.

Owner/manager, Mengdong Wang, 36, of San Gabriel, and masseuse Ping Li, 49, of West Covina were both charged in the sting. 

City Council will discuss whether or not to hold a public hearing to revoke the owner's business license Wednesday. 

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Check back with Patch for updates. 

Correction: This article originally stated Ling Ling Kuo is the owner of Massage Villa. Patch regrets the error. 

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