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City Records: Prostitution, Other Offenses in Area Massage Parlors Date Back to 2010

By Sam Charles

Recently obtained documents from the Chicago Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection detail more than a dozen instances of various violations at the five area massage parlors investigated by Brown Line Media last month. Violations reported in the documents, obtained through the Freedom of Information Act, ranged from prostitution to unlicensed “therapists” to illegal Read the Rest…

Report: Human Trafficking Pervasive in Massage Parlors

By Sam Charles

According to a report published by the Chicago Alliance Against Sexual Exploitation and Not In Our Name!, a group made up of massage therapists against sex trafficking, the culture of massage parlors is conducive to sex trafficking in the United States. A recent report by Center Square Journal identified several area massage parlors where sexual favors are allegedly offered by Read the Rest…

Customer Reviews Say Sexual Favors Allegedly Offered In Neighborhood Massage Parlors

By Sam Charles

Six massage parlors in Lincoln Square, Northcenter, Roscoe Village and West Lakeview allegedly provide paid sexual favors, according to a highly sophisticated and well-organized website created to collect customer reviews of prostitution. The businesses in Center Square Journal’s and Roscoe View Journal’s combined coverage areas were cited by different websites as establishments where patrons could Read the Rest…

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