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23 Men Arrested in Prostitution Bust

Officers went undercover at hotels in the area.

By Rachel Hatzipanagos

Fairfax County Police arrested more than 20 men in a prostitution bust last week, authorities announced Wednesday. 

Twenty-three men at hotels in Tysons Corner, Springfield, Falls Church and Herndon were arrested on Aug. 15, according to police.Police went undercover throughout Fairfax County after communicating online. Officers met men at four different hotels, police said.

In total, 23 men were charged. One of the men was also charged with possession of cocaine.

Authorities were tipped off by complaints from area residents, police said.

Anyone with information about this or similar incidents is asked to call Crime Solvers by phone at 1-866-411-TIPS(8477), online atwww.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org or by texting "TIP187" plus your message to CRIMES/274637. You can also call Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.

John Strother August 22, 2013 at 06:39 AM
Well golly, they went and set up a sting online, how about going after the massage parlors that service men with a hand job? There are many that do service men, they list themselves as massages by some foreign country's origin. The Counties license them, but never checks on them, is this not improper?
Emil Farkwarp September 14, 2013 at 10:47 AM
So... where are these places exactly?

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