Credit-for-Sex Scam

WHAT IS A Credit-for-Sex Scam

In this scam, a stranger befriends her victim through social media platforms such as WeChat. The scammer talks the victim into buying them a purchase or gift card (e.g. Alipay Purchase Cards, iTunes cards, etc) in exchange for a meet-up, date or sexual favours.

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  • Social media sites and dating platforms are their hunting grounds
  • Requests for payments through credits or shopping gift-cards
  • Often pose as young, attractive women from overseas who offer their massage, escort or sexual services in exchange for credits or shopping
  • Be wary of people offering sex in exchange of gift-cards or shopping-credits
  • Do not give personal details or receipts showing PINs to strangers you meet online
     

To provide information related to such crimes, please call

What you should look out for

  • Social media sites and dating platforms are their hunting grounds
  • Requests for payments through credits or shopping gift-cards
  • Often pose as young, attractive women from overseas who offer their massage, escort or sexual services in exchange for credits or shopping

What you should do

  • Be wary of people offering sex in exchange of gift-cards or shopping-credits
  • Do not give personal details or receipts showing PINs to strangers you meet online
     

To provide information related to such crimes, please call

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