Hawaii woman arrested, tied to human trafficking in Texas

Hawaii woman arrested, tied to human trafficking in Texas
One of the businesses in Texas. (Source: Texas Courts)

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A Hawaii woman was among four people suspected of human trafficking in Texas.

Photos show conditions Inside the businesses.
Photos show conditions Inside the businesses. (Source: Texas authorities)
(Source: Texas Authorities)

HPD and U.S. Marshals arrested 54-year-old Pornthipa Khan in Aina Haina Wednesday on a warrant for promotion of prostitution.

She’s accused of being involved with three massage parlors in Dallas.

Court filings allege that the businesses employ women as prostitutes. Some of the women appeared to be living in the massage parlors.

Photos released by authorities in Texas show cramped conditions within the parlors where the workers were allegedly living.

Khan reportedly owns two of the three parlors.

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