Sex on wechat
The Shenzhen People's Procuratorate said among the five suspects who were arrested, some are sex workers while some are referral agents who introduced sex workers to customers.According to the Southern Metropolis Daily, the people who helped with taking or editing pictures and doing promotional work for the sex workers were also arrested."Following the increasing police efforts targeting the prostitution industry, many prostitution groups have moved their business online.
Jiang used We Chat to establish a group named "Shenzhen entertainment circle" with two other suspects surnamed Zhang and Gu.
They make use of the convenience of some mobile social applications in order to escape the eyes of the police," Tao Ran, a procurator of the People's Procuratorate of Shenzhen said."However, organizing, introducing and providing a venue for prostitution activities are all illegal offences.
Despite the fact that the Internet has made it challenging for police to crack down on prostitution, the five who were arrested in May shows that the Internet is not a safe haven," he added, Yangcheng Evening Post reported.
Wenzhou police in Zhejiang Province detain six sex workers in a raid in 2012.
Photo: CFPOn We Chat, China's most popular instant messaging platform, some chat groups have promised they could arrange models and pop stars to be sexual partners for those willing to pay the high price.