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Matthew Cobbe, prosecuting, said police searched flats in Richmond Road in Roath at 10am on August 6 last year. The defendant was renting a two-bedroom ground-floor flat, with a living room converted into a third bedroom. In the notebooks Plesuvu kept a daily record of how long each sex worker spent with clients, how much they charged, and their expenses.
Always count the money properly in front of him. A curated selection of stories delivered to your inbox every Saturday morning. Sign up here. Prosecutors said around seven prostitutes worked at the brothel although never more than three at a time. Plesuvu was arrested and taken to Cardiff Bay Police Station where she told officers she had been working as a prostitute for about a year. Plesuvu, 37, admitted managing a brothel on the basis there was no coercion involved.
Simon Kitchen, defending, told the court she had no previous convictions or cautions recorded against her. She came to the UK in He said she sent most of the money to her mother and children in Romania and the police did not find any significant assets at the flat — just furniture and clothes.
The court heard she was divorced with three children. She decided to work in prostitution because she could make more money than she would have been able to in a factory job or similar role. He said she was supporting them and not controlling them. He told the court she kept detailed records so she could fill out her tax return. But he said the figures had to be considered in context given there have been similar cases involving seven-figure profits.
There will be a hearing under the Proceeds of Crime Act on April Plesuvu, of Richmond Road, was jailed for 18 months. She has spent nearly five months on remand, which will count towards her sentence.