More Hong Kong men are falling prey to sex chat scams, police warned, as the number of cybersex-related blackmail cases rose sharply this year.
“The victim is actually speaking to and stripping in front of a group of middle-aged men.” The swindlers secretly recorded the footage and threatened to circulate the explicit videos unless payment was made.
It took as little as five minutes to trap the target.
One victim was conned out of HK0,000 in a single case.
In Angeles City, near Clark Air base, there is one street with bars for foreigners on one side, and bars for locals on the other. One Filipinos social worker in Cebu told the Japan Times, “There are two type of pimps. We are victims of different circumstances, but we all fell into prostitution,” she said. Granali, Philippine Daily Inquirer, September 26, 2011 /*\] The police arguably do more to abet prostitution than stop it.
The Amou, or maintainers, who recruit and take care of the girls, and make sure they do not run away. The Iti, or wild ducks, chase customers, and bring them to the girls.” Former prostitute Liza Gonzales told the Philippines Inquirer, “Women in this field are often looked at as sinners and home wreckers. One sex worker told the Philippine Inquirer: “When cops like the apprehended woman, she is forced to have sex with them.” Nowadays, “kotong” (bribe) ranges from P3,000 to P4,500, and transactions begin even before they reach the precinct, she said.