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Myrtle Beach man arrested for allegedly paying teen for sex

Michael Thomas Tsao (Source: Horry County Sheriff's Office website) Michael Thomas Tsao (Source: Horry County Sheriff's Office website)

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – A Myrtle Beach man was arrested by Horry County police on Tuesday after allegedly paying a 15-year-old for sex.

Michael Thomas Tsao, 26, was charged with third-degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor and prostitution, according to information on the Horry County Sheriff’s Office’s website.

He remained incarcerated at the J. Reuben Long Detention Center Wednesday under a $25,500 bond.

According to the arrest affidavit, the suspect allegedly paid the girl to have sexual intercourse at her house on May 23.

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