Any premises - for example, private flats, saunas, massage parlours - may be classified as a brothel
if they are used by more than one man or woman for the purpose of prostitution, whether on the same day or on different days.
Gemma Wilson, of Crimestoppers, said: "These brothels
are dens for criminals to recruit and house vulnerable women who are then put through ordeals no woman should have to go through.
The summonses were posted outside the brothels
, whose owners refused to receive them.
Although the brothel
, which has been featured in the reality show, "CatHouse," incurred structural damages estimated to be around $400,000, none of the 45 people inside the establishment, including staff, prostitutes and guests were injured.
After the case, Mr Neophytou, who is on bail, denied it was a brothel
and claimed he had lent his ill gotten gains to the Greece Prime Minister Alex Tsipras to help the country out of their current financial crisis.
Five men who were in the brothel
at the time were also detained.
Paul Ervine admitted seven charges including managing three brothels
, controlling a prostitute, having more than PS3,000 in criminal property and "inciting" a woman to become a prostitute.
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Roy, of Leeds, pled guilty to helping manage the brothel
between September 1 and September 7, 2011.
The man who bought and raped the girl later sold her to a brothel
Iqbal is alleged to have conspired with the other defendants to manage a brothel
between January 2011 and September 2012, and to have plotted to possess cocaine between October 2011 and September last year.
Mr Iqbal faces five charges of misconduct in a public office, conspiracy to manage a brothel
, conspiracy to money launder and conspiracy to possess Class A drugs with intent to supply.
Police raided the alleged brothel
on Friday night, arresting the 46-year-old Greek Cypriot owner of the flat, a 60-year-old Greek transvestite male who goes by the name of 'Soula' and a 30-year-old Polish woman.
A senior official at Sharjah Police said that four Pakistani nationals were arrested for allegedly forcing four women from their country into prostitution and forcing them to work in a brothel
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