One man arrested in prostitution sting

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Courtesy East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – One man has been arrested by authorities in connection to running an alleged prostitution ring at three massage parlors in Baton Rouge.

The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division began its investigation into three local massage parlors in April. EBRSO agents identified 57-year-old Jing Jing as the leader of an alleged prostitution ring through surveillance.

During the investigation, EBRSO agents tracked down $130,000 in “suspected proceeds” from the operation.

Authorities conducted four search warrants on Sept. 9. As a result, EBRSO agents arrested Jing Jing and seized the following:

  • $31,810 cash (Pending seizure)
  • Numerous bank accounts frozen to be seized
  • Numerous hard drives containing video surveillance from each massage parlor

Jing Jing faces charges of money laundering, promoting prostitution and criminal conspiracy.

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