Tag Archives: sex trafficking

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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AFP WARNING TO GROWING LIST OF CHILD SEX TOURISTS – Saturday June 29 2013

– More sex offenders are travelling overseas than ever, but the Australian Federal Police is warning would-be child sex tourists that developing countries are no longer easy targets. Almost 150 registered sex offenders have left Australia since December 1st last … Continue reading

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A NIGHT ON THE RED-LIGHT BEAT: DO NOT EAT THE MINTS IN THE BOWL – Sunday March 3 2013

– Shuffling down a brothel corridor in Melbourne’s north is a naked, blind-folded man in chains, seemingly oblivious to the fact that all five members of the sex industry police unit are standing silently at the end of the hall, … Continue reading

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BROTHEL OWNERS SAY POLICE SEX UNIT SHOOTING BLANKS – Sunday March 3 2013

– The new sex industry police unit – created by the Baillieu government one year ago in a bid to crack down on crime in the sex industry – is hamstrung by lack of resources and has not charged any … Continue reading

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