New effort to combat human trafficking in King County after Renton massage parlor bust

A Renton spa employee is suspected of holding a woman against her will and forcing her into sex work. She faces two felony charges.

RENTON, Wash. — A new effort is aimed at putting a stop to human trafficking in King County.

The legislation was recently proposed after a Renton spa employee was arrested and accused of holding a woman against her will and forcing her into sex work.

Quyen Nguyen pleaded not guilty Thursday morning to two felony charges of first-degree attempted promoting prostitution and unlawful imprisonment.

This case prompted one county council member to jump into action.

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