He earlier pleaded guilty to money laundering and running brothels, the court heard. Hu Shuangyan, 37, Geng Yali, 20, and Wong Pikwa, 27, are charged with keeping brothels and laundering money. The trial continues. The women, all Chinese nationals, deny the offences.
The prosecution allege Ms Hu's partner Zhang Dongning - also known as "Leo" - was at the centre of the conspiracy. Alan Gardner, for the prosecution, said the women had rented flats in Tunbridge Wells, Tonbridge, Essex and London "using false names, claiming to work for the Chinese mobile phone company Huawei".
The gang had "a of sex workers at their disposal, prostitutes kent would frequently change location," he said. About sharing image captionThe women are on trial at Maidstone Crown Court, accused of conspiring to run brothels A gang ran a network prostitures brothels from rental properties, telling estate agents they were employees of Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei, a court has heard.