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Ex-cop 'vice-ring muscle'

An ex-cop has been named in court as “the muscle” behind a multi-million pound sex slave ring.

Simon Dempsey, 40, was also accused of “controlling the purse strings” and “financing the operation” — which detectives believe netted a crime gang more than £1m.

The claims against the former PSNI officer were made during a bail application by Rong Chen, who is charged with human trafficking and controlling brothels.

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