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.READ MORE: Alleged Ringleader Of Human Trafficking, Prostitution Ring Accused Of Threatening Co-Defendant
The Tribune Review reports Hui Xu told the court through a translator that she did not understand the impact of pleading guilty.READ MORE: Hui Xu, Three Other Individuals Involved In Human Trafficking Case Plead Guilty
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.