Tag Archives: Richmond

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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‘ILLEGAL WORKER’ BROTHELS TARGETED – Thursday July 11 2013

– The sex industry watchdog has moved to close brothels that used sex workers given to them by an alleged crime syndicate. Consumer Affairs Victoria will apply to have the licences of the brothel operators suspended in the Victorian Civil … 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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TEENAGE THUGS IN VIOLENT RAMPAGE – Monday June 3 2013

– A violent teenage gang is terrorising Melbourne, with a police specialist armed robbery taskforce admitting the thugs are responsible for 80% of its workload. The gang, called ‘Kill Your Rivals”, is the centre of hundreds of investigations after inflicting … Continue reading

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ACCUSED AT RISK – Saturday June 1 2013

– A man accused of killing a baby will be vulnerable in jail, owing to the nature of the case, a court has heard. Paul Ta Vuong, 30, of Burwood, was charged on Thursday with murdering the 12-month- old son … Continue reading

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BABY MURDER CHARGE – Friday May 31 2013

– A man last night faced court charged with the murder of his partner’s infant son. In an out-of-sessions hearing last night Paul Ta Vuong, 30, of Burwood, was charged with one count of murder and denied bail. Detective Senior … Continue reading

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BOY’S DEATH MYSTERY – Tuesday May 21 2013

– A post mortem on the body of a one-year-old boy could hold the key to his mysterious death last week. Homicide Squad detectives interviewed a 31-year-old Richmond woman and a Burwood man, 30, about the suspicious death, but released … Continue reading

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BABY’S DEATH A TRAGIC MYSTERY – Sunday May 19 2013

Homicide Squad detectives have questioned a woman and man about the suspicious death of a 12-month-old boy in Richmond. Police interviewed neighbours at the Anderson Court commission complex after emergency services were called to the apartment block on Wednesday about … Continue reading

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TWO INTERVIEWED AFTER BABY’S DEATH – Sunday May 19 2013

– Homicide Squad detectives are investigating the suspicious death of a 12-month-old boy in a Richmond public housing estate. Police and paramedics were called at 5pm on Wednesday to a home in Anderson Court, where they found the boy’s body. … Continue reading

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