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Federal and State Authorities Investigate Police Knowledge of Brothels

Authorities investigate whether or not Brockton Police turned a "blind eye" to the alleged prostitution ring run by Terry Mussari of Stoughton.

The Boston Herald reported Thursday that federal and state authorities are probing whether or not Brockton Police turned a "blind-eye" to an alleged prostitution ring at three local spas.

According to the Herald, investigators are looking into whether or not Brockton Police ignored a report from a worker at one of the spas.

45-year-old Terry Mussari of Stoughton, and 31-year-old Tiffany Burgess, of Raynham, were arrested last week on .

Mussari owns Aria Day Spa in Brockton, as well as Sparkle Day Spa in Canton (at the Cobb’s Corner Village Shoppes) and Spa Bellissimo in Norwood.

The Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office investigated allegations of prostitution at all three of these spas, as well as allegations that employees sold drugs to customers and to other employees. Authorities conducted a raid of all three spas on Oct. 22, resulting in the arrests of Mussari and Burgess.

Mussari pleaded “” to one count of in Brockton District Court on Oct. 24.

All three spas have been shutdown, according to FOX25.

To read the full Herald story, click here.

Stoughton Patch editor Jeffrey Pickette contributed reporting.

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