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Tuesday, November 19, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Sirens & Gavels

Suspected brothel owners released

Five women and one man arrested in a sweeping anti-prostitution investigation at Spokane-area spas and massage parlors have been released from jail.

The suspects, who own four of eight suspected brothels raided Tuesday, have no criminal records and were allowed to leave without posting bond. Prosecutors did not object to their release, and they were ordered to return to court July 23 to be arraigned on charges of second-degree promoting prostitution and money laundering

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Past coverage:

July 10: Eight suspected brothels raided in Spokane



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