Left: Before Forsyth Operation, Right: After Forsyth Operation (Blue shaded area is now free)
A few weeks ago, ATL Trafficking.com published a map of Metro Atlanta detailing dozens and dozens of confirmed sex trafficking dens passing themselves off as massage parlors. At that time, we congratulated the City of Johns Creek for having succeeded in shutting down all such “spas” within its jurisdiction.
We also noted that Forsyth County had inherited a significant problem because many of the closed Johns Creek spas had simply moved north to their jurisdiction.
However, Forsyth County has been very busy! In November of 2015, Forsyth adopted the famous “Johns Creek” ordinances as their own, and these ordinances went into effect this year. This January, the Forsyth Sheriff’s Department began proactively visiting massage parlors and reviewing the ordinances with each owner/manager to make sure every requirement was understood. (These ordinances are designed to protect legitimate spas and prevent sex trafficking.)
We are very happy to report that on Friday, March 11th, the Forsyth Sheriff’s Department rightly shut down 5 of these illegal brothels! The ones permanently shuttered were: the Sun Spa, Jasmine Sauna, BMB Sauna, Fine Touch Massage, & TOP/VIP Sauna.
The maps above are a visual comparison of the change in illegal activity before and after Forsyth conducted their operation. The blue shaded area shows the territory that Forsyth took back from these Asian gangs that traffick women all over our country! Continue reading
NOTE: Pine Health Club & Spa was not one of the parlors shut down in the Forsyth County raid 2 weeks ago, and is still active.
WARNING: The following contains actual reviews and thus very graphic language.
The Pine Health Club & Spa (102 Colony Park Dr, Suite 500, Cumming, GA) is a not a spa, but a brothel that trafficks women for sex.
As evidence of what goes on at Pine Health, we’ve included a few actual reviews by “clients.” These reviews come from popular sex forums where businesses and women are graded and rated like slaves or cattle.
Women who are trapped working in the massage parlors run by these cartels are typically Continue reading
“It is time that we put a stop to the trafficking of teenagers in broad daylight, right in front of our eyes.”
Fulton County – On February 16th, ATL Trafficking published a news article detailing the sex trafficking of underage girls at the Super Inn (301 Fulton Industrial Cir SW, Atlanta, GA 30336) and exposing the owner, Ishwar Patel, and his managers’ awareness of the situation.
Reliable sources say that between the hours of 4:00 PM and 2:00 AM, an average of 8 men per hour can be seen arriving at the Super Inn to pay for sex with these young girls and Continue reading
Fulton County – Each red marker on the map above represents a different massage parlor in Metro Atlanta where multiple men have posted comments in recent months (in online forums) confirming they have received sexual services at that spa.
A quick glance at the map reveals several things right off the bat. For example, Cumming has a significant brothel/trafficking problem, an unusual level of it considering their extreme suburban location.
A few other things jump out, like the fact that Gwinnett County seems to be doing a pretty good job, but Dekalb County is failing pretty badly.
However, one fact that jumps out before all else: There is a big white hole around Johns Creek!
Johns Creek recently passed a set of very effective ordinances giving them jurisdiction to Continue reading
Super Inn – 301 Fulton Industrial Cir.
“It doesn’t matter when we go. They’re always there.” ~ Anonymous informant (regarding young girls exploited daily at the Super Inn)
Fulton County – Every day, one after the other, men arrive in their trucks or SUVs to pick up one of the teenage girls pacing the pavement in front of the Super Inn near Fulton Industrial Blvd. The men take them away and then drop them back off 15 minutes later, at which point the girls begin pacing again.
Young Victims at the Super Inn
Surprisingly, just 6 hotels on or around Fulton Industrial Blvd are responsible for creating the worst sex trafficking neighborhood in Metro Atlanta. However, of those 6, the Super Inn (301 Fulton Industrial Cir SW, Atlanta, GA 30336) is the hotel most associated with the trafficking of minors and underage victims.
Reliable sources have photographically documented these young victims at the Super Inn as recently as a few days ago (Feb. 2016) as well as countless other times over recent years.
Other sources say they have repeatedly reported the presence of these minors to different branches of law enforcement, but to no avail.
“The only thing that ever seems to get a response is when we call Crimestoppers,” says one anonymous informant, “but then all they do is send a marked patrol car. The girls see that and they scatter. Then the patrol car drives off and that’s the end of it.”
Ishwar Patel owns the Super Inn through his company, T&S Hospitality LLC. Besides Ishwar, 4 other Patels have claimed this hotel to be their best contact address within the past 18 months. They are: Vinnie Patel (Dec 2015), Madsu Patel (Oct 2015), Ambelal Patel (Jul Continue reading
Smyrna, GA – On February 2, Sheri Kell, Director of Communications for Cobb County, stated that in response to recent news items regarding significant levels of confirmed sex trafficking activity at the Red Roof in Smyrna (2200 Corporate Plaza, Smyrna, GA 30080), the franchise owner has agreed to hire off duty officers to regularly patrol its property.
While this solution sounds great on the surface, in reality, we have never seen such intents make a difference at a hotel in the past. For example, the management of the Fairview Inn off Fulton Industrial Blvd tried the same gesture more than a year ago without success. (This was a hotel that was so rampant at the time one could not film the parking lot in any direction without capturing prostitution on camera,) Here is what happened:
Day One: Officer began his shift in the parking lot. Investigators filmed as he fruitlessly Continue reading
Smyrna, GA – On Monday, January 18th, top Cobb County elected officials received notice describing the systemic sex trafficking occurring at the Red Roof Inn off Windy Hill Rd (2200 Corporate Plaza, Smyrna, GA 30080).
UPDATE: Commissioner Bob Ott’s office has informed that law enforcement is now actively working to achieve change at the Red Roof. We receive this news with joy, but we will continue to keep our eye on the Red Roof, expecting to see permanent change in the near future. (Red Roof Corporate’s response remains disappointing.)
Clearly referenced in this notice were reports from several online news organizations, including ATL Trafficking.com, that included many specific and verifiable details regarding the illegal activity at that particular Cobb County Red Roof, including the names of traffickers, their previous convictions for crimes against children, strong evidence of the hotel’s complicity, as well as the fact that underage victims as young as twelve years old are involved.
Since the release of this information, Metro Atlantans have been discussing and sharing the revelations about this Red Roof like wildfire.
Yet, more than a week later, staff members from the offices of County Manager David Hankerson (770-528-2600), Chairman Tim Lee (770-528-3305), Commissioner Bob Weatherford (770-528-3313), and Commissioner Bob Ott (770-528-3316) say that they failed Continue reading
On Wednesday, January 2oth, reliable sources confirm that a spokesman for the Red Roof Inn off Windy Hill Rd (2200 Corporate Plaza, Smyrna, GA 30080) identifying himself as “Forrest,” the night manager, said that he had read ATL Trafficking’s most recent article on the Red Roof in Smyrna and admitted that much of the information contained in the article regarding sex trafficking occurring in their rooms is true! (Of course, we know it’s all true.)
Remember, it is an established fact that teenage girls have not only been routinely trafficked at this hotel, but such prostitution is ongoing.
Forrest also confirmed that the national Red Roof Corporate office is aware of the situation, as well as the franchise owner. What is it going to take for Red Roof Corporate (614-744-2600) to pull the franchise rights from this owner?
Readers will recall that up to 40 of the recent “good” reviews recently removed by tripadvisor for being fraudulent went out of their way to specifically praise employees “Forrest” or “Edafe.”
Readers will also remember that investigators recently filmed the manager Continue reading
“We wish we could drop a nuke on it.” ~ Anonymous federal agent (referring to the Red Roof off Windy Hill Rd.)
The Red Roof Inn in Smyrna (2200 Corporate Plaza, Smyrna, GA 30080), located next to the new Braves stadium construction, is a hotbed of trafficking activity! This hotel is used for prostitution and has been this way for many years. Any day of the week, dozens of girls are trafficked out of this location, some of whom look underage, even as young as 12.
16 year old girl raped and almost murdered at this Red Roof Inn at the hands of her would-be trafficker who held her head underwater in a bathtub in order to force her to prostitute herself.
School buses drop off young children at this Red Roof every day (i.e. some of the women are very long-term residents, meaning the manager knows very well who they are and what they’re doing there). An ice cream truck also passes regularly through the lot.
Private investigators recently observed a young woman being trafficked repeatedly at the Red Roof in Smyrna over a 3 day period while her 7 week old baby slept at the foot of the bed in which she was entertaining “client” after “client.” Investigators called DFACS and the Cobb County Police repeatedly over those days. Both were unresponsive.
Anthony “Ant” Shivers (see photo) is a known trafficker who has been observed in the company of at least one provocatively dressed 12 year old at the Red Roof in Smyrna. He has multiple convictions for statutory rape and enticing a child for indecent purposes and is also known to run girls out of the Motel 6 at Chamblee Tucker Rd. & I-285.
The Black Mafia Family is known to Continue reading
Status: Active (Operating Freely)
Description: Multiple Felony Convictions, Sex Offender Registry
Anthony “Ant” Shivers is a known human trafficker who pimps out underage girls at Atlanta hotels in order to fill his own pockets with cash.
Shivers has been convicted 4 times for Enticing a Child for Indecent purposes. Indeed, reliable sources say they have observed Shivers at Atlanta hotels with victims as young as 12 years old. (Under Georgia law, all minors are considered to be trafficked against their will.)
Other sources have documented Shivers in recent months posting online prostitution ads while sitting inside his room (#201) at the Red Roof Inn in Smyrna (2200 Corporate Plaza, Smyrna, GA 30080) – in other words, he has not changed his ways.
He’s also been convicted 4 times of statutory rape, the most recent of which occurred when he was 40 years old (of course, with an underage victim). He is a suspected member of the Black Mafia Family. In addition to the Red Roof Inn off Windy Hill Rd, he is known to operate out of the Motel 6 at 3585 Chamblee-Tucker Rd. He is a known associate of other sex traffickers, some of whom have the last names of Bailey, Littleton, and Continue reading