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Sun City massage parlor owner arrested in prostitution sting

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Deborah Schmidt, 39, allegedly turned her massage parlor into a prostitution business. Deborah Schmidt, 39, allegedly turned her massage parlor into a prostitution business.
SUN CITY, AZ (CBS5) -

A woman has been arrested for running a massage parlor that police say was a front for prostitution.

According to the police report, Deborah Schmidt, 39, ran a massage parlor near 103rd and Grand avenues in Sun City and her employees offered sexual favors to clients for additional money.

The employees told deputies when they were hired by Schmidt, she taught them how to set prices for each customer and told them that to make extra money they could perform sex acts, the report said.

The employees also said Schmidt worked as a prostitute at the business.

Schmidt denied any knowledge of illegal acts at the massage parlor.

She faces one count of maintaining a house of prostitution, receiving earnings of prostitution and illegal control of an enterprise.

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