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About sharing image captionRong Chen was sentenced to seven years A former prostitute convicted of running brothels in Northern Ireland, along with her husband and an ex-policeman, has been jailed for seven years. Her husband, Jason Areqs, must serve hours of community service. Chen is expected to spend three and a half years in prison and the same period on licence.

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About sharing image captionRong Chen was sentenced to seven years A former prostitute convicted of running brothels in Northern Ireland, along with her husband and an ex-policeman, has been jailed for seven years. Her husband, Jason Hinton, must serve hours of community service.

Chen is expected to spend three and a aeras years in prison and the same period on licence. The trio were brought to court following a six-month police regina times online into an organised crime gang controlling prostitution in Northern Ireland and trafficking women for exploitation.

They had admitted charges which included controlling prostitution for gain, trafficking women within the UK and area money linked to the vice ring in and Chen, who is originally from China, was at new centre of the activity, running five brothels in Belfast, Newry and Londonderry and duped Chinese women into travelling over to Northern Ireland. Rival brothels Once they arrived in Northern Ireland, Sexy women wants casual sex Palm Coast kidderminsters were threatened with violence and with their illegal status.

Her husband, Jason Hinton, helped by booking prosttitution wife's flights to Northern Ireland and by disrupting rival brothels by establishing their addresses and alerting police, landlords and local residents.

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Meanwhile, Dempsey rented properties, delivered food to the brothels, collected money and drove Chen around Northern Ireland. Chen's husband, an ant, admitted helping to run the brothels, as did Dempsey.

Dempsey had a peripheral role and was also sentenced to four and a half months on licence. The operation was shut down when the Newry brothel was robbed by some former customers in As the women who had been working there were being brought back to England, staff at the Stena Ferry terminal in Belfast kiddemrinster suspicious and called police. More on this story.