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Massage therapist Freddy Perales has been charged with sexually abusing a client in Logan, Utah.

Massage Therapist Freddy Perales Accused of Sexually Assaulting Client at Home in Logan

Legal Analysis: Attorney contributor Brian Kent is a lawyer for victims of sexual assaults during massages. He will discuss the legal rights of these victims in the second part of this article.

57-year-old Logan massage therapist Freddy Anthony Perales was arrested on June 24th, 2020, for allegedly sexually abusing a client during a massage.

Perales has been charged with one first-degree felony count of object rape and two second-degree felony counts of forcible sexual abuse.

A woman to police that she went to a home in Logan on May 29 for “a massage and adjustment from what she believed was a massage therapist/chiropractic,” said charging documents.

According to the charging documents, Perales told the woman he would give her an “energy massage” and sexually assaulted her during the massage.

Perales allegedly messaged the woman on Facebook after the massage and “apologized and said he wasn’t trying to take advantage of the victim. He also begged for forgiveness and told the victim, ‘it was going to destroy his family’s lives,’” according to court documents.

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WATCH: Abuse Guardian Video on Sexual Assault Claims Against Massage Therapist Freddy Perales

Can I Sue For Being Sexually Assaulted by a Massage Therapist?

Attorney contributor Brian Kent is an experienced sexual assault victim lawyer who has helped dozens of massage therapy sexual assault victims file lawsuits. Here is Brian with some information on the legal rights of these victims:

Massage therapy is an industry vulnerable to sexual assault, as there have been hundreds of reports of massage therapists sexually assaulting clients. The victims of these awful crimes deserve justice and they have legal options in both criminal and civil courts.

Reporting a sexual assault to law enforcement will lead to a criminal investigation. Additionally, victims often have grounds for a lawsuit against the perpetrator or the massage business where the sexual assault happened.

If you or a loved one has been sexually assaulted by a massage therapist, you can learn more about your legal rights in a free consultation with our experienced sexual assault victim lawyers.

Logan, Utah

Source

https://www.deseret.com/utah/2020/6/25/21303051/logan-massage-therapist-charged-with-sexually-abusing-client

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