Sorina Ursa, 23, was among four people detained in chines on a business and three homes in Portsmouth on 22 August. Three "vulnerable women" were identified as part of the operation, police said ly.
They uncovered CCTV footage which showed the defendants escorting women to hotels around the country. Ms Ursa, of Beecham Road, was cleared by a jury at Portsmouth Crown Court of two counts of controlling prostitution for gain. One woman told jurors she was forced to have sex with as many as ten men a day, with half her earnings passed on to her handlers. Sorina Ursa, 23, was among four people detained in raids on a business and three homes in Portsmouth on 22 August.
Chin used false details to make 92 bookings at hotels across England and Wales between August and February Chin, who had a fake British passport and went by various names including Ricky and Ken, ran a pit bull dog breeding kennel on a country estate in Esher, Surrey, where Gao stayed in a converted barn with their daughter. Related Topics.
When police visited the rooms, they frequently found them in disarray, with the detritus of prostitution in evidence, including condoms. Related Topics.
Chin and Lu, from Portsmouth, were both found guilty of trafficking people within the Portsmuth for sexual exploitation. Sussex detectives had identified 19 victims, many of whom were believed to be debt-bonded to traffickers in China.
Three "vulnerable women" were identified as part of the operation, police said ly. Gao, from Oxshott, Surrey, was found guilty of controlled prostitution for gain and acquiring or possessing criminal property, alongside Chin and Lu. All three were found guilty by a majority verdict. They advertised the women online and set them up in hotels across England and Wales.
At the end of the case, Det Insp Andy Richardson praised the bravery of the woman who gave evidence at the trial. None of the defendants gave any evidence during the trial.