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Last Updated: Tuesday, 19 September 2006, 15:13 GMT 16:13 UK
Businessman admits brothel charge
Dominic Woo (Picture from Spindrift)
Dominic Woo will be sentenced next month and faces losing assets
A businessman has admitted at Glasgow Sheriff Court to running a sex-for-sale sauna over an 17-month period.

Dominic Woo, 53, was arrested after police raided the Venus Sauna in Glasgow's west-end in 2004.

Officers found woman working as prostitutes and seized bundles of adult videos and sex toys.

Sentence was deferred on Woo, who admitted to managing a brothel and living off immoral earnings between 28 July, 2003 and 31 December, 2004.

Surveillance was carried out at the premises in Sandyford Place Lane in July 2004.

A number of men were seen visiting and were later traced and interviewed.

All of them - apart from one - admitted knowing sex was for sale there.

Police raided the premises on 28 July, 2004.

Woo, of Kelvinside, was interviewed and admitted owning and running the sauna.

However, he denied it was used for prostitution and claimed only massage and aromatherapy was performed.

Sheriff Hugh Matthews QC deferred sentencing Woo until next month for reports.

A confiscation hearing will also take place this year under the Proceeds of Crime Act.


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