FERGUSON, MO (KPLR) – According to our partners at the St. Louis Post Dispatch a one story home at the 400 block of Warfield Avenue was not only a brothel, it was also used as a strip club.
The club had everything from a dancing pole to a full bar, security and a VIP room. Reports say the club was allegedly operated by 42-year-old Carmen Fluker. Fluker is also known as Carmen Simmons, Carmen Lacy and Luscious.
The VIP room allegedly belonged to a teenage boy who was also the bartender at the club. St Louis County police raided the home last month, investigators found liquor, condoms and cash. Fluker also claims she was lied to and set up. The recent bust is not Fluker`s first run in with police. She was also involved in a 2011 raid at a home in Bel-Ridge where 30 people were arrested and activities were caught on camera.
Some neighbor`s suspected illegal activity, but neighbor Judy Stoverink was shocked and had no idea of what was happening right down the street.
“I am very shocked nothing like that has gone on over here it`s always been a quiet neighborhood. I’m just glad they are taking care of it and they found out what was happening and are taking care of it I don’t want it in my neighborhood.” said Stoverink
Neighbors also say at least 50 people raided the home and two women were taken into custody. On Monday Fluker was indicted by a Federal Grand Jury on a single felony charge of promoting prostitution. If convicted she can face up to five years in prison and a $250,000 fine. Both the FBI and St. Louis County police are investigating. Fluker`s court date is set for Wednesday.