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  • Quincy District Court: Charges of Sex for a Fee do not Issue Against Software Engineer

    The is a software engineer working in the greater Boston area. He is not a citizen. Several weeks ago the man responded to a backpage.com advertisement offering sexual services for a fee. The man responded to the listing and negotiated a fee for specific sexual services. He was then directed to a hotel. Unbeknownst to the man this was a sting operation run by a human trafficking task force. The man met with an undercover officer posing as a prostitute and was arrested. He faced charges of sex for a fee under G.L. c. 272 Section 53A. Attorney Neyman was hired and was able to prevent charges from issuing.

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  • Quincy District Court: Charges of Sex For a Fee Dismissed After Clerk Magistrate Hearing

    The defendant is a professor at a prestigious university. On April 20, 2017 members of the Braintree, Massachusetts police department were conducting a surveillance operation at a local hotel. They had information that one of the rooms was being used by a male prostitute and that he was servicing dozens of local men over a period of days. One such man was approached by officers as he left the hotel. He was questioned and quickly admitted to engaging in these activities with the prostitute. The man identified the prostitute and the room. Officers then went to the room, were permitted to enter and found the defendant in the room with the prostitute. Both admitted to engaging in sexual acts for money. The defendant was then summonsed for a clerk magistrate hearing charging him with sex for a fee, G.L. c. 272 Section 53A. Attorney Neyman represented the defendant at the hearing and was able to get the charges dismissed. No complaint will issue.

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  • Boston Municipal Court: Sex For a Fee Charge Dismissed After Clerk Magistrate Hearing

    The defendant is the CEO of a large suburban Boston manufacturing company. Several weeks ago he replied to a backpage.com advertisement offering sexual services in exchange for a fee. Several electronic conversations took place. Eventually, through email and texts the defendant and the purported prostitute agreed to meet at a downtown Boston hotel. When the defendant entered the room he was met by a woman who accepted his money pursuant to their pre-arranged agreement. After the money was passed police officers entered the room and arrested the man. The woman identifying herself as a prostitute was actually an undercover police officer. The man was charged with violating G.L. c. 272 Section 8, soliciting a prostitute. A clerk magistrate hearing was scheduled and our office was hired. Attorney Neyman was able to prevent the complaint from issuing. The case was dismissed.

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  • Boston Municipal Court: Pretrial Probation, G.L. c. 276 Section 87 For Man Charged With Sex For a Fee

    Several weeks ago members of the Boston Police Department were engaged in an undercover operation targeting "Johns" in prostitution matters. The officers entered an advertisement on the Internet offering sexual services in exchange for money. The defendant, a prominent businessman responded to the advertisement and agreed to meet a woman at a local hotel. The man arrived at the hotel, went up the designated room and knocked on the door. He was met by a woman who invited him in. Unbeknownst to the man the woman was an undercover police woman. After a brief conversation discussions regarding sexual services occurred. Various types of sexual acts were negotiated. Money was exchanged after which back up officers entered the room and arrested the man. He was charged with sex for a fee in violation of G.L. c. 272 Section 53A. Today, at the pretrial hearing Attorney Neyman negotiated pretrial probation for the accused, G.L. c. 276 Section 87. The charges will be dismissed.

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  • Quincy District Court: Sex For a Fee Case Against Non-Citizen Software Engineer Dismissed

    In December of 2016 members of the Quincy, Massachusetts police department investigated a prostitution ring being operated under the guise of a massage parlor. The investigation resulted in probable cause for the issuance of a search warrant. On December 15, 2016 the search warrant was executed. It allowed for the search of all persons present at the location. Around 5:00 p.m. that day officers set up surveillance around the target location. They observed the defendant, a local software engineer and others enter the location. Shortly thereafter the search commenced. The defendant was caught during the search "with" one of the massage therapists. When questioned he admitted that he was there for sexual services. The man was arrested and charged with sexual conduct for a fee a violation of G.L. c. 272 Section 53A. Not being a citizen a conviction could result in deportation or denial of naturalization. Attorney Neyman was retained to represent the accused. Today, we got the case dismissed.

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  • Woburn District Court: Complaint Charging Sex For a Fee Does Not Issue Following Clerk Magistrate Hearing

    The defendant is a software engineer who is legally in this country but not a citizen. On September 30, 2016 he responded to a backpage.com advertisement soliciting customers for sexual activities for money. Unbeknownst to the man, the police had already responded to the add and quickly set up a sting operation using a female detective as a decoy. The defendant, replying to the listing by phone negotiated some sexual acts with the undercover. He went to a Woburn hotel, the agreed meeting location. He went up to the room, continued the negotiations and handed the decoy officer money for the service. Other officers then descended on the man, arrested him and charged him with sex for a fee under G.L. c. 272 Section 53. Attorney Neyman represented the man at a clerk magistrate hearing. No complaint issued.

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  • Taunton District Court: Sex For Fee Case Against Automotive Repair Shop Owner Dismissed

    The defendant owns a very successful automotive repair shop in southeastern Massachusetts. The prosecution alleged that on March 23, 2016 the defendant responded to an advertisement on backpage.com soliciting males interested in sex. The meeting place was a local hotel. The defendant entered and met with an undercover female police officer. The two negotiated a price for certain sexual acts. Money was exchanged. An arrest team then moved in and arrested the defendant. He was charged with sexual conduct for a fee, a crime according to G.L. c. 272 Section 53A. Today, Attorney Neyman got the charges dismissed.

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  • Boston Municipal Court: Charges of Sex For a Fee Against Local Finance Officer to be Dismissed

    The Boston Police alleged that several weeks ago an undercover sting operation was taking place in Boston wherein an advertisement was placed on the Internet soliciting people looking for sexual services. A downtown Boston businessman working at a major financial services firm responded to the add and made contact as directed in the listing. He followed the ad's instructions by going to a local hotel and knocking on the door of the room listed. There, negotiations for sexual services occurred and undercover officers converged on the defendant, arresting him and charging him with sex for a fee in violation of G.L. c. 272 Section 53. The man had a criminal record and he hired Attorney Neyman immediately. Over the objection of the prosecutor, today the case was continued without a finding for thirty days. All charges will be dismissed in a month.

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  • Woburn District Court: Pretrial Probation For Physician Charged With Sex For a Fee

    On November 20, 2015 members of the Burlington, Massachusetts police vice squad conducted a reverse sting targeting customers of prostitutes. Officers enlisted the assistance of a local hotel where they secured two rooms. Then, using backpage.com a listing for an adult escort was placed. Just over an hour later a telephone call was placed by the defendant to the number listed on the backpage advertisement. After an exchange of texts the defendant arrived at the hotel and met with an undercover police officer posing as a prostitute. A brief negotiation followed. The undercover then released a pre-arranged signal and surveillance officers descended on the room and arrested the defendant. He was charged with sex for a fee in violation of G.L. c. 272 Section 53. Attorney Neyman was hired. Today, the day of arraignment, we were able to get pretrial probation for the defendant for a thirty day period. If he stays out of trouble for that period of time and completes some community service all charges will be dismissed before Christmas.

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  • Lawrence District Court: Charges of Sex For a Fee Against Massage Therapist Dismissed

    In late August 2014 the Andover, Massachusetts police department received information that a message parlor was offering sexual services for a fee. The business placed an advertisement on backpage.com offering Asian girls with a sensational touch. Surveillance of the business was established. Officers observed men entering the business, staying for a period of time and exiting. They confronted one of the men who admitted to paying $60 for a hand job. Further surveillance of the business revealed the same activity. Several other men were interviewed and admitted to paying for sex from the employees. The officers then entered into an undercover operation where they made appointments, entered the premises and were solicited by the women. Charges of sex for a fee or prostitution were filed. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get the case dismissed.

  • Boston Municipal Court: Pretrial Probation For Accountant Charged With Sex For A Fee

    On January 23, 2015 members of the Boston Police Department set up a sting operation targeting men looking to purchase sex over the internet. The operation consisted of an advertisement set up on backpage.com soliciting men looking for a good time. Through emails and texting the defendant and an undercover officer posing as a prostitute negotiated a sexual act, a price and a location to consummate the act. Once that was established officers set up surveillance. They observed the man enter the prearranged establishment and make contact with the undercover officer. A signal was given and all backup officers descended on the suspect and made an arrest. His cell phone was seized. From this device the police confirmed that this man had in fact been the person making contact with the undercover officer. A charges of sex for a fee was filed. Today, Attorney Neyman negotiated pretrial probation pursuant to G.L. c. 276 Section 87. The man will have no criminal record.

  • Boston Municipal Court: Charges of Sex For a Fee, Sexual Conduct for Pay, to be Dismissed Against Local Radiologist, Pretrial Probation Pursuant to G.L. c. 276 Section 87 Imposed

    On January 24, 2014 members of a Boston Police task force set up a sting operation targeting people interested in paying prostitutes for sex. Through a Craigslist.com listing, undercover officers made contact with a thirty three year old man. The advertisement offered oral sex in exchange for a certain fee. Electronic negotiations followed and ultimately the defendant agreed to meet the undercover at a specific location. The suspect arrived at the meeting place and identified himself to the undercover officers. An arrest was made and the man, a local radiologist was arrested and charged with Sexual Conduct for a Fee. Today, at the arraignment Attorney Neyman succeeded in getting his client pretrial probation pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 276 Section 87. The defendant will not have a record. All charges will be dismissed.

  • Pretrial Probation for Transvestite Prostitute Charged With Sexual Conduct for a Fee, All Charges to be Dismissed

    Malden District Court: On November 28, 2012 members of the Wakefield and Middlesex Regional Drug Task Forces took part in a prostitution investigation. They found a listing on backpage.com advertising sex for a fee and referencing the prostitute being a transvestite. Officers, acting undercover responded to the listing and knocked on a hotel room door where they were greeted by the defendant. Negotiations for sexual services were conducted after which the defendant was arrested. Attorney Neyman was hired. The defendant is not an American citizen and cannot afford a criminal conviction. As such, pretrial probation for a period of one year was negotiated. All charges are to be dismissed.

  • Charges of Sex For a Fee Against Local Business Owner Dismissed

    Boston Municipal Court: The prosecution alleged that our client was caught in a sting operation. Local police working on a regional task force placed advertisements in backpage.com offering sexual services. Our client, a local business owner, married and with a family responded to one of the listings and agreed to meet a woman identifying herself as a nineteen year old offering sexual services for money. In fact, the woman was an undercover local police officer. Our client and the woman agreed to a price and a place to meet and consummate the deal. Once our client arrived he was arrested and charged with Sex For a Fee. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get the case dismissed on court costs.

  • Charges of Unlawfully Abducting a Person for Sex or Prostitution Dismissed, Charges of Child Enticement to be Dismissed

    Boston Municipal Court: On August 16, 2012 members of the Boston Police Department set up an investigation into Human Trafficking in Suffolk County. An online operation was created using a young looking Asian female advertising on backpage.com for sexual services. The woman claimed to be fifteen years old and quickly received over fifty solicitations for sex. One of the replies came from a master's candidate in a local well regarded university engineering program. The man arranged to meet with the girl and identified to her what clothing he would be wearing. A fee was negotiated as well through over sixty emails. Surveillance officers watched as the man approached a location designated for the meeting. Once the man was recognized he was stopped and detained. Officers called his cell phone confirming their identification of the man. Charges of Unlawfully Abducting a Person for Sex or Prostitution and Child Enticement were filed. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get the first charge dismissed outright. The remaining charge was continued without a finding. Successful completion of the probation will result in a dismissal of the case.

  • Unlawful Abduction of a Person for Prostitution Case Dismissed Against Computer Engineer

    Boston Municipal Court: In mid-August 2012, members of the Boston Family Justice Unit, Human Trafficking Division conducted an operation seeking people using the internet for illicit sexual purposes. Officers set up a phony backpage.com ad soliciting men looking for girls under the age of sixteen. This ad listed the girl as being fifteen years old. A twenty four year old local college graduate student/engineer responded to the ad asking for full service sexual gratification. In total, sixty two emails were exchanged. An arrangement was made for the suspect to meet with the "girl". Officers observed our client at the meeting location and identified him as the person engaged in the email exchanges. He was charged with Enticement of a Minor for Sex. Today, Attorney Neyman succeeded in getting that charge dismissed.

  • Sex For Fee Charges to be Dismissed Against Massage Parlor Employee

    Concord District Court: A multi-jurisdictional task force began an investigation into suspected prostitution activities at a Lexington, Massachusetts massage parlor. A detective acting in an undercover capacity entered the establishment on June 8, 2012. He was greeted by two Asian females and escorted to a room in the rear of the establishment. There he was asked to take his clothes off and a fee for a "massage" was negotiated. The defendant then began massaging the detective and reached for his genitals offering to give him a hand job in exchange for money. At that point an arrest was made and the woman was charged with Sexual Conduct for a Fee. Attorney Stephen Neyman was able to secure pretrial probation for the client. In six months all charges will be dismissed and the client will not have a criminal record.

  • Charges of sex for a fee to be dismissed by way of pre-trial probation

    Boston Municipal Court: The prosecution alleged that our client contacted an undercover officer from the Human Trafficking Division of the police department, who was posing as a 17-year-old girl on a website commonly used for online prostitution. Our client allegedly solicited for oral and straight sex and agreed to meet the undercover officer at a local hotel. Our client allegedly provided his telephone number, described himself, and indicated what he would be wearing. Officers saw a male matching that description in the designated meeting area and called the given telephone number to confirm that this suspect was the person soliciting sex from the undercover officer. Our client was then arrested. Today, our office was able to get him pre-trial probation, and his case will be dismissed in one year.

  • Charges of Sexual Conduct for a Fee, Unlicensed Massage Parlor Dismissed

    Woburn District Court: On November 4, 2011 members of a local task force were investigating a prostitution ring within the city of Woburn. The officers had received information from a confidential informant that three women were working in a certain establishment was operating as a house of prostitution and advertising itself as a massage parlor. Various internet media outlets had advertised this establishment as an entity that provided sexual acts for money. Officers conducted surveillance of the area and observed a high volume of foot traffic into the establishment. Men would enter and leave within a half hour. Once the men exited they were contacted by the officers. They admitted to engaging in sexual acts with the women employees in the massage parlor. The officers ultimately gained entry to the massage parlor and caught several women in the act of prostitution. Our office represented one of these women. Today, Attorney Neyman was able to get all charges dismissed.

  • Case Charging Sex For a Fee Dismissed Against Local Real Estate Developer

    Boston Municipal Court: The prosecution alleged that on February 2, 2012 members of the Boston Police Human Trafficking Division along with other law enforcement personnel were engaged in an online prostitution investigation. One of the officers was posing as a nineteen year old prostituted. She was contacted by our client online. An arrangement was made for the two to meet up and have "straight sex". A predetermined meeting place was selected where the undercover officers waited for the defendant's arrival. The defendant had given his own description to the undercover who conveyed the same to the apprehension team. Once the defendant was recognized a discussion took place during which he disclosed that he was the person looking for sex. An arrest was immediately made. Today, Attorney Neyman negotiated Pretrial Probation for the client. All charges are to be dismissed upon payment of court costs.

  • Charges of malicious damage to a motor vehicle against Cape Cod pastor dismissed after clerk's hearing

    Orleans District Court: Police sought a complaint against our client, a pastor at a Cape Cod church, alleging that he caused severe damage to both sides of a car, including denting the driver's door, trunk, and hood areas, smashing the front and rear windshields, and snapping off both side mirrors. When police confronted our client, he allegedly admitted to damaging the car with a three pound sledgehammer because the owner of the vehicle had slept with his wife and had gotten her pregnant. Today, Denise Dolan of our office represented the client at a clerk's hearing, and the application for the charges was dismissed.

  • Charges of sexual conduct for a fee to be dismissed

    Brockton District Court: The prosecution alleged that our client attempted to pay an undercover police officer for sexual favors. Specifically, it was alleged that after our client had a short conversation with the officer, who was presenting herself as a prostitute, the officer asked our client if he "wanted to party." Our client responded by saying that he "just wanted a blow job." The undercover asked our client how much money he had, and our client offered her $40. The defendant retained our office to represent him, and the charges will be dismissed in six months.

  • Charges of Sexual Conduct for a Fee Dismissed Against Boston Real Estate Developer Prior to Arraignment

    Boston Municipal Court: The prosecution alleged that on July 19, 2011 Boston Police Detectives were conducting an investigation into prostitution activities using backpage.com. Officers contacted and identified a female who was heavily entrenched into advertising her services, fees and locations for conducting business. An undercover operative learned that the woman was from Sacramento, California and traveled extensively to avoid detection and diversify her clientele. She would move throughout major cities, staying for a few days and making a significant sum for her services. During the course of the investigation it was learned that a major Boston real estate developer was regularly using her services when she came to Boston. This was confirmed through credit card receipts, surveillance and ultimately the woman's identification after her apprehension. The defendant hired our office to defend him. He received a summons to appear in court today. Attorney Neyman succeeded in getting the charges dismissed prior to arraignment. There will be no CORI entries.

  • Sex for fee charges dismissed against Lexington business man after clerk's hearing

    Woburn District Court: In January 2011 Burlington, Massachusetts police were investigating incidents of prostitution originating through www.backpage.com . They observed an advertisement showing a white female wearing lingerie offering unspecified services at a specified hourly rate. The advertisement listed a phone number. Officers placed a call and the woman provided them with a hotel address. Surveillance of the building followed. Several men were seen leaving the room where the woman was staying. Each was stopped and interrogated. One of the men admitted to having oral sex with the woman for one hundred dollars. He was summonsed and charged with Sex For a Fee. Attorney Neyman represented him at a Clerk's Hearing. The case is being dismissed.

  • Charges of Sex for a Fee not issued after Clerk's Hearing

    Malden District Court: The police applied for a complaint against the defendant alleging that he had paid for a sexual favor from a masseuse operating out of a hotel. The defendant was approached and questioned by a police officer as he was leaving and admitted to paying for a massage and receiving the sexual service. A clerk's hearing was conducted, and Attorney Dolan of our office represented the defendant at the hearing. The application was continued to be dismissed at the end of the continuance period. No complaint issued.

  • Case Against Women Charged with Sexual Conduct for a Fee (Prostitution), Conspiracy and Running Unlicensed Massage Parlor Dismissed

    Woburn District Court # 10-228, 10-2297. The prosecution alleged that in early August of 2010 Woburn, Massachusetts police received information that a massage parlor was being used as a house of prostitution. Officers quickly determined that the establishment was not properly licensed. On September 23, 2010 a law enforcement task force took up surveillance at the target location. The officers saw three men enter the establishment at different times. All were questioned once they exited. Each admitted to getting a massage and paying money for sexual services. Officers entered the premises and arrested two women, the defendants in this case. They were charged with Sex For a Fee, Running an Unlicensed Massage Parlor and Conspiracy. Today Attorney Neyman was able to get the charges against both dismissed.

  • Case of man charged with Sex for a Fee dismissed after Clerk's Hearing

    Boston Municipal Court. On February 18, 2010 members of the Boston Police under the direction of the human trafficking division were conducting a surveillance at an upscale Boston Hotel. The officers were armed with information that two women were conducting sexual activities for money in adjoining rooms. From a room across the hall officers watched men coming in and out of the rooms after a short visit. Our client was stopped after exiting one of the rooms. He was questioned and admitted to paying one of the women for sex. He was charged with Sex for a Fee. This morning our office was able to get all charges against the man dropped. No complaint will issue.

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