Suffolk County Police have arrested two Flushing women for unauthorized practice of a profession during a massage parlor raid in Lake Ronkonkoma.
In response to numerous community complaints, Suffolk County Police Fourth Precinct Crime Section officers, Suffolk County Police Fourth Squad detectives, Suffolk County Police Criminal Intelligence Section detectives, U.S. Department of Homeland Security officers and Town of Brookhaven Code Enforcement officers conducted an investigation into illegal activities at Luna Spa, located at 723 Hawkins Ave., on February 15 at approximately 3 p.m.
Lina Ma, 30, and Huan Liu, 27, were arrested and charged with Unauthorized Practice of a Profession, a Class E Felony under the New York State Education Law. They were scheduled to be arraigned today at First District Court in Central Islip.
An investigation by the Town of Brookhaven Building Inspector, Town of Brookhaven Code Enforcement officers and a Town of Brookhaven Fire Marshal revealed numerous occupancy and town code violations. The investigation is continuing.
A criminal charge is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.