NUTLEY, NJ - A 48 year old employee of a Nutley massage parlor was charged with engaging in prostitution on Friday.

Yang ZiFang of Flushing New York was charged by Nutley detectives after an undercover investigation regarding possible sex for money. Charges were filed and a Municipal Court date has been set. 

According to police, the business has all of the necessary license and permits to conduct business, ZiFang is the only employee of the business charged at this time as it appears she was soliciting patrons while in the confines of isolated rooms.

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Police Director Alphonse Petracco said Nutley is a  family town and prostitution and crimes like this will not be tolerated. Let this be a message to anyone conducting this type of business, that Nutley is not the place to open shop.

Police Chief Thomas Strumolo said ZiFang was not the owner, and may have been operating without the owners  knowledge. is an online newspaper serving the Township of Nutley. is accredited by the New Jersey Press Association, and is the only locally owned news organization serving the community.

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