Contact: Officer Tim Aycock
Public Information Officer
August 22, 2018
The Matthews Police Department Vice / Narcotics Unit has been working on a joint investigation with the NC Board of Massage Bodywork Therapy and has filed charges against the following six individuals. These charges stem from two different massage therapy locations that were involved in this investigation. This partnering effort was to ensure the legitimacy of the massage therapy being conducted at these locations, along with properly licensed therapist providing it.
Relax Spa - 11229 E. Independence Blvd.
Ms. Feng Qin Lin (DOB – 03/11/1970) - Massage without License, Prostitution
Ms. Chaoxia Lin (DOB – 10/07/1983) – Massage without License
Lavanna Massage Therapy - 1114 Sam Newell Rd.
Ms. Na An (DOB – 02/02/1986) – Aid and Abet Massage without License
Ms. Ping Zhao (DOB – 12/25/1960) – Massage without License
Ms. Lianqun Chengdu Li (DOB – 10/24/1971) – Massage without License
Ms. Xia I (DOB – 04/13/1970) – Massage without License.
We ask that anyone who receives massage therapy treatment to make sure that you are going to a reputable licensed therapist. You can verify a massage therapist’s license or file a complaint through the NC Board of Massage Bodywork Therapy website at: https://www.bmbt.org/