SEATTLE, KOMO NEWS -- The woman accused of running several brothels in the area says her "work is spiritual in nature and that's what the men are seeking," according to the statement of probable cause.
Rainbow Love, who was formerly known as Vivian W. Ellis, was arrested at her Marysville home during a police raid on Thursday. She is being held under investigation of promoting prostitution and money laundering.
Love appeared in court on Friday, and bail was set at $15,000.
Investigators said a tip from a former employee of one of Love's alleged brothels triggered a 10-month investigation into the woman's three businesses -- Sacred Temple in Seattle's Eastlake neighborhood, Moon Temple in Seattle's Greenwood neighborhood and Moon Temple in Kirkland.
Sacred Temple's Web site described the business as a Tantric type of massage parlor where the men reviewing the girls say they ha
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Location: Marysville, Washington, United States (load item map)
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