ACCUSED FREED IN ERROR – Wednesday July 17 2013

– The alleged bookkeeper of a syndicate accused of sourcing more than 100 sex workers for Melbourne brothels was mistakenly released from immigration detention hours after being transported from a court complex.
A magistrate on Monday bailed Zhe Fang, 35, but he was taken into custody of the Immigration Department because his student visa had been cancelled. Mr Fang – accused of being responsible for collecting money from brothels and tracking workers’ performances – was transferred to the Maribyrnong Immigration Detention Centre from Melbourne Magistrates Court.
But unknown to Australian Federal Police or the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions, he was freed about 4pm on Monday.
Magistrate Rose Falla, who had bailed him, heard on Tuesday that Mr Fang was free about an hour before federal agents reclaimed him.
Prosecutor Krista Breckweg then successfully applied to revoke his bail – which was not opposed by his solicitor Lucien Richter – given that he was no longer in detention.
It is believed there was a “miscommunication” between government departments relating to a criminal justice visa granted to Mr Fang.
Ms Falla on Monday ruled it was likely three of Mr Fang’s co-accused would continue operating their alleged lucrative syndicate if granted bail.
Mae Ja Kim, Moon Ja Kim and Huan Wen Ye were denied bail – Steve Butcher & Nino Bucci

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Deep connections are the most important aspect of my existence. I don’t care if people don’t know what they want. I love books. I’m cynical of love stories, although I’m romantic. I adore gardens. I like women who challenge me. I love the rain as an excuse to stay inside and dream. I'm furiously impatient. If I ask you a question best to tell me the truth as I'm likely to already know the answer. I'm a carnivore. I continuously underestimate the magic of fresh flowers in my home. I love warm rain in the summer. My mood elevates to epic proportions when the sun shines. Tell me not to do something and I'll do it twice and take photos. Running is my antidepressant. I loathe lies. I rarely forgive a lie. Loyalty and honesty are my most noble virtues, and I value them more than anything in other people. I love to love, and am able to fall in love very quickly, although it's only ever happened once. I understood myself and fixed myself only after destroying myself. My greatest excitement comes from deliberately getting lost in foreign cities. I can be extremely loud and frighteningly silent. I hate insinuations. I love storms. Justice for all. I'm a proud man, but welcome the influence of the feminine soul. I have two sisters. I’m a dreamer. I’m a deep thinker. Don’t deal with guilt trips or drama that well. I'm extremely stubborn and persistent. I'm brilliant at keeping secrets. I love driving. I become absolutely and completely lost while watching a burning fire. When the toast pops from the toaster I’m never ready and shit myself. I play the guitar, but require much improvement. Solitude and warmth of the sun are perfect together. I’ve been married once and now divorced. I’m a music junkie. Chocolate mousse is the shit. I curse too much. I find it difficult to make friends. I spent four years as a firefighter. I’ve run my own company since 1991. Bright lights, big cities. I’ve been an executive producer of a feature film. Some people don’t care, and that’s the biggest let-down of the human race. There are cures and solutions for many evils, but no remedy for the worst of them all - the apathy of human beings. The sound of the Italian language being spoken is as good as my favourite music. I hate corrupt cops. I relentlessly and passionately pursue anybody and anything that sets my soul on fire. I'm a dog lover, and all my dogs are considered family members. I have an obsession with photography. I have some close friends who are household names, but shall always remain anonymous. I’m crazy but not lazy. Losing a soulmate has hurt me badly. My two young sons are the nucleus of my universe. I love airports. I love freedom. If you are dishonest or disloyal, I can erase you from my life and memory immediately and permanently. I yearn to explore, dream about and discover as many friendships, deep connections and places, one possibly can in a lifetime.
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