Along with Terrence and Editha Matthews, the club's "mamasan" Rea Dela Cruz, Shirley Delbo, Rital Samudio and American national Thomas Glenn Jarrel are accused of allegedly employing a child below 15 years old without a permit and for inducing child prostitution by hiring at least three minors as erotic dancers in a bar.
These criminal charges arise from a raid conducted last November by undercover National Bureau of Investigations officers and child protection agency staff on Club Fantastic and the G-Spot Club in Fields Avenue. Girls rescued from the bars are now undergoing therapy and rehabilitation at the PREDA Foundation Children's Home. Recently, one of the girls was interviewed for a TV program; she vowed to seek justice and never return to a life in bars again.
The case against Matthews and his co-accused continues in the Angeles City Regional Trial Court Branch 60.
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