Medford woman, Woburn man arrested in human sex trafficking case

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A Medford woman and a Woburn man have been arrested on charges of running a large-scale human sex trafficking ring out of several massage parlors in communities north of Boston, law enforcement officials said today. Xiu J. Chen, 32, and Ronald Keplin, 57, recruited the women from various locales on the Eastern seaboard, including New York, and held them against their will in “deplorable conditions,” Attorney General Martha Coakley said during a news conference at Wilmington police headquarters.

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