The female workers, who were not paid, lived inside the massage parlors, where they performed sexual services on male patrons in exchange for money. Xu, Liu and Tang worked the female Asians from 9 a. They also operated a nearby residence that was utilized for prostitution.
Xu was the head of these businesses, as the lead owner and operator. District Judge Fernando J.
Each of the defendants pleaded guilty to coercing persons to travel across state lines to engage in prostitution and illegal sexual services. Liu and Tang are subject to deportation upon the completion of their sentences.
They would fly the women in to the Kansas City, Mo. Xu and Tang ed massage therapy applications, as the manager of the businesses, for the females to obtain massage therapy s with the city of Overland Park. Wei Li Pang, also known as Linda, 39, a Chinese national with permanent resident alien status residing in Overland Park, will be sentenced on Oct.
Attorney Cynthia L. Xu, Liu and Tang operated surveillance cameras inside the massage parlors to monitor the female Asian workers. All three defendants remain in federal custody. Gaitan to five years in federal prison without parole.
It was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, U. Xu also pleaded guilty to aggravated identity theft for using the passports and identification of her female workers in order to make most of those wire transfers.
This case is being prosecuted by Assistant U. Madole, the owner of Asian Touch Massage in Olathe, was sentenced on April 7,to two years and nine months in federal prison without parole. Sqiare, Liu and Tang also utilized a nearby apartment, within walking distance of one of the massage parlors, to have the female Asian workers provide extended sexual services to some of the male patrons.
In a separate case resulting from this investigation, the owner of two Johnson County massage parlors has pleaded guilty to inducing women to travel across state lines for the purpose of prostitution. Xu also employed and paid Liu and Tang for their work and assistance in suqare commission of the offenses.