Police in Paramus arrest 12 during massage parlor prostitution sting
(03/02/05) PARAMUS ? Authorities in Paramus raided a Fairview Avenue massage parlor Wednesday and arrested a total of 12 people in connection with a prostitution investigation.
According to police, employees at the parlor were caught on hidden camera performing illegal activities. Authorities say three women, Varderlea Souza, Valdete Souza and Jaqueline Reynoso, have been arrested for prostitution. A police spokesperson also says the man running the operation, Mirro Fit, was taken into custody.
After the initial raid, female police officers went undercover and pretended to be employees at the parlor. Authorities were then able to arrest eight other individuals who they say solicited the officers.