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Woman accused of running Baltimore County brothel acquitted

Woman accused of running Baltimore County brothel acquitted

A woman accused of running a brothel out of a Baltimore County massage parlor was acquitted of all charges this week.

Di Zhang, 45, was found not guilty by a judge of 15 offenses, including human trafficking and prostitution, for her alleged involvement at an unlicensed massage parlor on Belair Road in Nottingham, where authorities say money was exchanged for sex.

"There was very little evidence in the case," said Zhang's attorney, Brian Thompson.

Baltimore County State's Attorney Scott Shellenberger said his office respects the judge's decision.

"We felt like we had sufficient evidence. The judge gave us a fair trial," he said.

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