She was one of four individuals that were charged for involvement in a human trafficking ring.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A former local massage parlor owner who pleaded guilty and did time for human trafficking says she did not understand English well enough to fully comprehend her plea deal.

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The Tribune Review reports Hui Xu told the court through a translator that she did not understand the impact of pleading guilty.

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She said her lawyer never explained to her that she had the right to a trial or that she could be deported.

Now she is asking to withdraw her plea.