Numerous IMB "review boards"


", the most popular of the national review boards by web traffic, receives more than 325,000 estimated unique visitors per month. It catalogs more than 7,200 open and active illicit massage businesses (IMBs) around the country, allowing paid subscribers to search by state and city."    

*Image, text excerpts from the Polaris Report published by Polaris (

IMB parlors in your community


631 IMB parlors are currently open for business in Massachusetts based on active reviews from just one of the many IMB review sites. IMBs are hiding in plain site in strip malls and commercial areas in every state.

Did you know....

The women recruited into massage parlor trafficking mostly: 

• Are mothers 

• Recently arrived from China or South Korea 

• Carry debts or are under extreme financial pressure 

• Speak little or no English 

• Have no more than a high school education 

• Are in their mid 30s to late 50s