Masseur Accused of Inappropriate Touching

Massage Therapist Matthew Widener has been accused of inappropriately touching at least 6 women during spa treatments at several Long Island day spas. 

The 34-year-old licensed masseuse was first arrested on August 28th after a woman accused him of touching her inappropriately while she was at the Bayport Spa.  

After his August arrest, two other women who are members of the Bayport Spa came forward and complained that they too were victims of Widener which also resulted in an arrest on September 3.

The most recent accusations were filed by two women at Karasmatic Day Spa in Bayport and one at Elements Massage in Smithtown. 

According to an article published in the New York Post, the three women told police they were sexually abused by Widener between October 2017 and May 2018. 

Widener a resident of Farmingdale has been charged with forcible touching and sexual abuse. He will be arraigned at the First District Court.

Long Island law enforcement authorities are urging any victims of Widener to call the Fifth Squad at 631-854-8552.

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