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Tokyo cops bust Gotanda massage parlor for prostitution, arrest 7

Tsuji Nagamoto
Tsuji Nagamoto

TOKYO (TR) – Tokyo Metropolitan Police on Monday announced the bust of a massage parlor in the Gotanda area of Shinagawa Ward on charges of prostitution, reports TV Asahi (June 17).

On June 12, officers took the manager of Satisfaction 99, Tsuji Nagamoto, 54, and six other employees into custody for employing Chinese masseuses to dispense sexual services to male customers inside private rooms.

Nagamoto has reportedly admitted to the allegations. “I knew that prostitution is illegal,” the suspect is quoted by police.

According to police, Satisfaction 99 charges 10,000 yen for a 40-minute session. Included in the 15 masseuses on staff are a number of foreign exchange students.

Since opening in December of 2011, the club has collected 364 million yen in revenue.