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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.Police however found that Du's real surname is Jiang, and that she was the ringleader of a We Chat sex work group.Jiang used We Chat to establish a group named "Shenzhen entertainment circle" with two other suspects surnamed Zhang and Gu.Apart from enhancing police efforts and encouraging people not to provide sexual services, Tao hoped the mobile application operators could strengthen their supervision of their users and improve their monitoring systems.
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.
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.
Whoever introduced the customer to the sex worker was paid referral fees, as sex workers would pay the money to the referrer through We Chat's payment function.
If a sex worker tried to evade the fee, her personal information and behavior would be posted on the group chat so that other members would also refuse to do business with her. Sex workers who wanted to be paid better would contact photographers in the group to help them take professional-looking, sexy pictures.
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The profiles claim that she was once the winner of a high-profile beauty pageant and has modeled for several skincare and food companies.