Trafficking gang who made £500,000 exploiting 300 Polish women jailed

Trafficking gang who made £500,000 exploiting 300 Polish women across five London brothels and told one victim she ‘didn’t deserve to eat’ are jailed for 20 years

  • Sebastian Zimoch, 48, began a trafficking business, Golden Kiss, back in 2015
  • Isleworth Crown Court heard that the gang ran five brothels across London
  • One teenage victim was told she didn’t deserve to eat after starving for two days

A human trafficking gang who made £500,000 exploiting 300 Polish women across seven London brothels have been jailed for a total of 20 years.

Husband and wife team Sebastian Zimoch, 48, and Anna Zimoch, 46, along with Gregaor Borowka, 44, Michael Lozinski, 52, and Rafal Lacki, 41, were convicted at Isleworth Crown Court in March of this year of conspiracy to arrange or facilitate human trafficking and conspiracy to control prostitution for gain between 1 January  2015 and February 9 of last year.

The trafficking gang was run by Sebastian Zimoch, with his wife running it during a period when he was absent. The husband began the escort business, known as Golden Kiss, in 2015. It became one of the largest in London and the south east.

Lozinski alone was also convicted of a second count of controlling prostitution for gain between 1 January 2017 and February 9 of last year, in relation to a massage parlour business called Massage Bunnies.

One teenage girl, called Bella, who was 18 at the time of her abuse, told the court of how she was starved for two days once. She asked to eat food from the Zimochs’ full fridge, but was told: ‘You don’t deserve to eat.’

A human trafficking gang who made £500,000 exploiting 300 Polish women across seven London brothels have been jailed for a total of 20 years at Isleworth Crown Court. Sebastian Zimoch, 48, pictured, was jailed for eight years for his part in running the gang

Husband and wife team Sebastian Zimoch, 48, and Anna Zimoch, 46 (pictured), along with Gregaor Borowka, 44, Michael Lozinski, 52, and Rafal Lacki, 41, were convicted at Isleworth Crown Court in March of this year of conspiracy to arrange or facilitate human trafficking and conspiracy to control prostitution for gain between 1 January 2015 and February 9 of last year

The Polish victim was sent to the UK after being promised work following the death of her mother in Poland. She was picked up by two men in Gravesend, Kent, to be taken to one of the brothels the gang controlled.

The court heard that the gang ran seven brothels, with two in Paddington and Dudding Hill which were run directly by the Zimochs, and White City, which was run by Lozinski.

Brothels in Harrow, Hayes, Forest Gate, Docklands and Harlow, were run by the three of them at different times.

Over the course of several months, the teenage victim was ‘forced to have sex all day and night like a machine’.

The court heard how Arabic clients in the West End of London would pay up to £3,000-a-night for her services, but she was only left with £200.

Bella told reporters: ‘When I arrived at the house, they said, “She’s young, she’s blonde, they’re going to like her”,’ the Evening Standard reported.

‘I asked, “Sorry, what am I here to do?”, they replied, “Are you stupid or blind, bitch?”

‘Within five minutes the first man came. He was 16-years-old and I will remember that for the rest of my life. That first day I had 10 or 12 guys.


The court heard that the gang ran seven brothels, with two in Paddington and Dudding Hill which were run directly by the Zimochs, and White City, which was run by Lozinski (pictured right). Brothels in Harrow, Hayes, Forest Gate, Docklands and Harlow, were run by the three of them at different times. Pictured left, Rafal Lacki, 41, who was jailed for 18 months

‘The times when it was five or six clients, they would say, “That’s too small”.

The 18-year-old was also given cocaine to stop her from sleeping. She overdosed on two occasions. 

One of the enforcers spat in her face once when she refused to sleep with a man she described as ‘dirty’ and ‘too old’. 

‘I never in my life thought this would happen to me. It was a shock – someone just took my freedom. I was scared for my life,’ she said.

She managed to escape and tell police of her ordeal in April 2020. 

The gang were convicted at Isleworth Crown Court in March of this year of conspiracy to arrange or facilitate human trafficking and conspiracy to control prostitution for gain between January 1 2015 and February 9 of last year.

Lozinski alone was also convicted of a second count of controlling prostitution for gain between January 1 2017 and February 9 of last year, in relation to a massage parlour business called Massage Bunnies.

Gareth Munday, prosecuting, told the court that the women had no autonomy while inside the brothels.

‘While the girls were in the brothels they had no choice over what they wanted to do.

‘Men were being brought to them and they had to get on with it.

‘They had absolutely no autonomy.’

Mr Munday said that £232,000 in unexplained earnings had been found in a bank account belonging to Mr Zimoch.

Lacki and Borowka were two of the main drivers for the business, ferrying girls to outcalls around London. Borowka also doubled as a receptionist.

The prosecutor told the court that women were exposed to the risk of serious physical and psychological harm on these outcalls.

‘The women were all exposed to risk of serious psychological and physical harm.

‘They were left at the mercy of men who could have done anything to these women.’

The court heard from the victim impact statement of one 19-year-old woman who reported the gang to the police.

Mr Munday paused to wipe away tears as he read the statement to the court.

In the statement, the woman told of the emotional toll of what had been done to her.

Lacki and Gregaor Borowka, 44, pictured, were two of the main drivers for the business, ferrying girls to outcalls around London. Borowka also doubled as a receptionist. He was jailed for three years and nine months

‘I have been spat at in the face by a client, made to feel stupid, and like I did not matter.’

She said that she cries when she remembers what has happened to her.

‘I cry when I think about everything that has been done to me,’ she said.

The woman added that she now struggles to trust men.

‘When someone is being nice to me, especially men, I always think why are they being nice?’

In her sentencing remarks, Judge Fiona Barrie paid tribute to the 19-year-old victim.

‘She has shown herself to be a very brave young woman,’ she said.

She said the 19-year-old was in tears when she was picked up by Lozinski after fleeing from an abusive pimp.

‘It should have been to obvious to anyone that she was extremely vulnerable,’ she said.

The gang were convicted at Isleworth Crown Court (pictured) in March of this year of conspiracy to arrange or facilitate human trafficking and conspiracy to control prostitution for gain between January 1 2015 and February 9 of last year

‘To the contrary she was put to work straight away, sent out to outcalls for the remainder of the night.’

Sebastian Zimoch of Carlton Road, Romford, was jailed for eight years.

Lozinski, of Berwick Avenue, Hayes, was jailed for seven years.

Borowka, of Yeading Avenue, Harrow, was jailed for three years and nine months.

Lacki, 41, of Felmongers, Harlow was jailed for 18 months – however he was released on licence as he had already served nine months by the time of the sentencing.

Anna Zimoch, of Carlton Road, Romford was given a two-year jail sentence suspended for two years, and was ordered to do 150 hours of unpaid work.

Acting Detective Inspector Esther Richardson, from central specialist crime, said: ‘I am pleased we have been able to uncover the true scale of this illegal operation.

‘My team worked tirelessly to identify and safeguard hundreds of other women across London who were being exploited by this organised criminal group.’

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