Six men arrested in prostitution operation at Revere Hotel
Six Massachusetts men were arrested at a hotel in Revere on Wednesday in connection with a sex sting operation in which law enforcement officers posed as sex workers, police said of state.
The men, who came from six communities north of Boston, each face a charge of sexual conduct for a fee as part of the undercover operation led by local and state police. to reduce the demand for commercial sex, according to a statement released Thursday by state police.
The men arrested were Jesus Anyosa, 44, of Saugus; Daniel Eaton, 38, of Melrose; John Fornoh, 26, of Lynn; Joewy Gonzalez Villanueva, 37, of Revere; Mohamed Hossain, 30, from Braintree; and Cristhian Reyes, 27, of Lawrence, according to the statement.
The statement did not include information about the men’s indictment or identify the lawyers representing them. The Suffolk District Attorney’s Office did not immediately respond to an inquiry.
Law enforcement officials involved in the scam included members of the State Police’s High Risk Victims Unit and Gang Unit, Anti-Trafficking Unit Boston Police Department, Revere Police Department, Plymouth County Sheriff’s Department, and FBI Human Trafficking and Violent Crime Task Forces. , according to the press release.