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Young women, themselves often Chinese and advertised as 'high quality', were then put to work in the brothels, referred to by those involved as 'shops'. The organised crime group was said to have 'a large number of sex workers' at its disposal and there was a frequent changeover of women. Brothels were located in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, one in nearby Tonbridge, another in Brentwood in Essex and others in Surrey and various parts of London.
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Three women, including the partner of the man described as the operation's 'central figure', have gone on trial over peostitutes alleged involvement in running the sex houses and laundering the cash proceeds. Shuangyan Hu, 37, Yali Geng, 20, prostituted Pikwa Wong, 27, all deny two offences of conspiracy to keep a brothel between December 31,and July 26, The women are also accused of money laundering between the same dates.
Geng, pictured outside the court, denies money laundering and running brothels along with her housemate Wong. Prosecutor Alan Gardner said this was the network's 'principal' Royal Tunbridge Wells prostitutes Royal Tunbridge Wells road into which the money generated by the brothels was paid.
At the heart of the conspiracy was Hu's partner, Dongning Zhang, also known as Leo and referred to as 'the boss', who has pleaded guilty to his involvement. The court also heard the home he shared with Hu and their young daughter in Harrow, Middlesex, was the 'headquarters and call Liverpool magazine hot singles for the brothels. At the Rooyal of the trial, Mr Gardner told the jury of eight women and four men: 'This case is about, say the prosecution, Dating in cork Islington organised crime group of Chinese nationals operating a network Tunbrigde brothels, in south east England largely but also.
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Maidstone Crown Court heard the gang operated a number of brothels across the south east of England. Hu by assisting her partner to run the operation from their home address; Geng and Wong by making bank accounts available for the purpose of funding Beckenham singles greentree operation and by assisting Zhang with the rental of properties. The court heard much of their phone communication was via an app similar to WhatsApp called WeChat.
Wong and 'Leo' discussed business ideas as far back as and in September he sent her a message saying: 'The organisation needs you. You can be in charge of renting out properties.
Both she and Geng denied any involvement in brothels or money laundering. However, Mr Gardner told the court: 'They were knowingly assisting Leo in the running of the brothels. Now a jury has found Shuangyan Hu, 37, guilty of keeping a brothel and laundering the cash proceeds.
Two others, Yali Geng, 20, and Pikwa Wong27, were both acquitted of being part of the sex conspiracy. Maidstone Crown Court has been told that an organised crime gang of Chinese nationals were behind a network of brothels operating across south east England. Properties were rented in London, Essex protitutes Kent using fake identities and by people falsely claiming to be employed by telecommunications company Huawei.
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Brothels were located in Tunbridge Wells, one in nearby Tonbridge, another in Brentwood in Essex and others in Surrey and various parts of London. The court heard much of their phone communication was via an app similar to WhatsApp called WeChat. He added that a Harrow man called Dongning Zhang- also known as Leo - was running the brothels assisted by his partner, Hu which was "a call centre for the operation". The court heard that a second man, Kai Shao63, from Millwall, east Tunbeidge, had earlier pleaded guilty to being involved in the operation.
He was responsible for acting as housekeeper, receptionist, security guard and "babysitter" for RRoyal prostitutes at two brothels in Tunbridge Wells.
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Police came to the door of the creamy Victorian house last February with a warrant to search for drugs.]