A BROTHEL madame who trained runaway children as call girls was

convicted of controlling prostitutes yesterday.

Myra Ling-Ling Forde, 39, taught the teenagers, mostly from a care

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home, how to talk to clients on the phone and have sex in front of porn

films.

She provided them with a lurid price list for their services,

Winchester Crown Court was told.

One 13-year-old girl would go straight from school to sell her body at

Forde's brothel -- a house in Salisbury, Wiltshire, which she called The

Oriental Massage Parlour.The court was told that one 15-year-old had sex

with five men at once and lost count of the number of times she sold

herself for sex while under Forde's control.

Forde, originally from the Philippines, became a prostitute three

years ago when she got behind on her mortgage payments but she denied

recruiting young girls for the trade, claiming she was capable of

servicing her customers herself.Hairdresser David Tungatt, 42, was

accused of helping to run the trade but claimed he was simply a friend

of Forde's and had nothing to do with prostitution. He also was

convicted of two charges of controlling prostitutes and also of

indecently assaulting one of the girls.

Forde was remanded in custody and will be sentenced today. Tungatt was

remanded on bail for pre-sentence reports.