Tag Archives: Melbourne brothels

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, … Continue reading

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COURT TAKES NO CHANCES ON ALLEGED SEX-WORKER RING – Tuesday July 16 2013

– Three people who allegedly sourced more than 100 sex workers for Melbourne brothels would be likely to continue operating their lucrative syndicate if granted bail, a magistrate has said. Mae Ja Kim, Moon Ja Kim and Huan Wen Ye … Continue reading

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SEX CHARGES: BAIL HEARING ADJOURNED – Saturday July 6 2013

– Every Friday, an organised crime syndicate that provided sex workers illegally for Melbourne brothels held a business meeting, police allege. This week, the alleged members of the group met in the Melbourne Magistrates Court, where they faced charges laid … Continue reading

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SEX TALLY AT BROTHELS – Saturday July 6 2013

– The alleged head of a syndicate accused of recruiting women from Southeast Asia to work in four Melbourne brothels set performance targets for the women while she lived an extravagant lifestyle, Melbourne Magistrates Court has heard. Mae Ja Kim, … Continue reading

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POLICE ARREST ‘BROTHEL SYNDICATE’ MEMBERS IN RAIDS ACROSS CITY – Wednesday July 3 2013

– Members of a syndicate alleged to be illegally managing more than 100 sex workers at brothels across Melbourne have been arrested in raids by federal and Victoria Police. Police swooped on addresses across the city on Tuesday, arresting five … Continue reading

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STUDENT SEX SLAVE RING – Saturday October 15 2011

– The student visa program will be investigated after allegations of manipulation by the sex industry and people traffickers. Immigration Minister Chris Bowen called the review following claims of sex slavery in Melbourne brothels. He said if any links between … Continue reading

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