Letting agent awaits sentencing after pleading guilty to running a brothel

A man and woman have pleaded guilty to managing a brothel during an appearance at Luton Crown Court.

Sunil Mehta, 42, of Hemel Hempstead, and Graziela McNamee, 40, of Kings Langley, ran a brothel at a flat in Apsley, between June 1, 2016, and April 5, 2017.

Their arrests were the result of a proactive investigation by Hertfordshire Constabulary which culminated in a number of warrants in April 2017.

Mehta is further charged with two counts of fraud. He also pleaded guilty to these offences in court.

They relate to him using a fake persona under the name Steve Denton so that he could rent the flat from his own letting company. He also claimed back a single person occupancy allowance from Dacorum Borough Council.

They will both be sentenced at Luton Crown Court in June.

According to Companies House, a director called Sunil Mehta has directorships with a number of property companies in Hemel Hempstead.

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5 Comments

  1. DASH94

    We had a flat on our books a few years ago where the same sort of thing was happening.  Shut it down very quickly

     

    On that  basis I was going to type  ‘Let’s face it  we’ve all been there’, but that would have sounded wrong.  🙂

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  2. fluter

    The Letting Agency is called Surelet so I wonder what the brothel was called?????

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  3. surrey1

    One way of overcoming the tenant fee ban, although not one I’d previously considered.

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  4. GPL

     

    “PROactive??? investigation”

     

    I’m still laughing!

     

     

     

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  5. Lil Bandit

    Sickening, the world has become so immoral!!!

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