This is must-reading for anyone interested in the issue. Check out the state-by-state charts, in particular. Of the 12 categories identified by Polaris all descriptions come from Polaris, my comments in parentheses , Delaware has the following: Some states have related laws in the prostitution code and were given credit if they had the same criminal elements.
Breaking News Battle against illegal massage parlors offers new solutions to old problems The Florida prostitution sting that ensnared Robert Kraft is a reminder of the human trafficking and abuse taking place behind many storefronts — and how challenging they are to address. Jasmine Grace Marino, of Nashua, N. Marino says she was forced to work at sites in Connecticut and Maine for five years by her then-boyfriend as she struggled with drugs and alcohol in her 20s. She's since written a book about her experience and runs Bags of Hope, a Boston-based nonprofit that helps women who have been trafficked or dealing with addiction and homelessness. Amirah is an organization that works to provide safe spaces for victims and survivors of sex trafficking in New England, where illegal massage parlors have proliferated. The Florida prostitution sting that ensnared New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is a reminder of the human trafficking and abuse taking place behind the darkened windows of many of these storefronts, and how challenging those problems can be to address.
Unhappy ending for massage parlors Undercover operation exposes emphasis on extras Melissa Steele November 22, An employee of Rainbow New Spa in Rehoboth Beach faces prostitution and other charges after an undercover investigation. At Rainbow, an officer inquired about getting a massage and "extras" and was told to pay for the massage and then pay the girl doing the massage for any extras, documents state. During the massage, court documents state, the girl asked him to roll over on his back, and she motioned "that she was going to perform manual stimulation at this time.
With the backing of Attorney General Matt Denn, a bi-partisan group of 16 legislators has proposed a new law that would tighten regulations on massage businesses. Bryon Short, D-Highland Woods. Prostitution rings busted in Sussex County Advocates and law enforcement experts say human traffickers frequently use illicit massage parlors as a front to sell their captives for sex.