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11 Arrested In Prostitution Bust At Allentown Strip Club

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ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Eleven exotic dancers have been arrested on prostitution charges after an undercover sting operation at an Allentown strip club.

Police raided the Platinum Plus club around 5 p.m. Wednesday. Investigators allege undercover officers were offered sex acts for between $500 and $1,100. Authorities say the officers gave all 11 employees a $100 down payment in exchange for sexual acts and told them they would pay the rest in a private room.

Authorities allege an undercover officer visited the club a few times before the raid, posing as a wine distributor. He told a club employee he had some high-price clients coming in and wanted them treated well.

The dancers have been arraigned and released on $20,000 bail pending a May 21 preliminary hearing. A manager at the club declined comment.

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