Niskayuna spa employees charged after investigation
NISKAYUNA Two employees of a State Street spa were arrested Wednesday after an investigation into alleged illegal activities.
Niskayuna police, along with the state police Community Narcotics Enforcement Team and federal Office of Homeland Security Investigations, responded to complaints about Golden Sunny Spa, 3610 State St., with an investigation that involved both undercover officers and search warrants, police said.
As a result of the investigation, Xiu Ling Qi, 45, of Schenectady, was charged with practicing without a proper license, a felony, and misdemeanor prostitution, while Feng Ying Wang, 47, also of Schenectady, was charged a felony licensing violation.
Both women were arraigned in Niskayuna Town Court and sent to the Schenectady County jail in lieu of bail. They are scheduled to return to court at 6 p.m. Wednesday.