Credit-for-Sex Scam

Credit-for-Sex Scam

As of December 2022



Have fallen prey to scammers



Total amount lost to scammers


A stranger befriends you through social media platforms such as WeChat. The scammer talks you into buying them a gift card (e.g. Alipay Purchase Cards, iTunes Gift Card, etc.) in exchange for a meet-up, date or sexual favours.

Look out for these scam signs

How to stay safe

Be wary whenever someone offers sex in exchange for gift cards or shopping credits.
Do not give out your personal details or disclose the gift cards PINs to strangers you meet online.
If you have encountered such a scam, report the fraudulent profile to WeChat via the app itself. Steps on how to report such accounts can be found here.

Credit-for-Sex Scam: Real Stories

02 Sep 2023 | Credit-for-Sex Scam

Beware of Credit-for-Sex scams

I was instructed to go to a block number in Bishan. Upon arrival, I received a text informing me that a validation call from their boss, '林阿虎,' was required. The boss instructed me to purchase a $150…...

20 Aug 2023 | Credit-for-Sex Scam

I lost $200 to a Credit-for-Sex scam

Connected with an attractive young woman on Telegram who provided an address in Singapore for a meetup. A verification call, purportedly from the lady's manager, was made to me on WhatsApp. The process…...

02 Jul 2023 | Credit-for-Sex Scam

Don't fall prey to Credit-for-Sex scams

I met a girl named 晓晓 on Telegram, and we agreed to meet at 335 Sembawang Close. When I reached there, she asked for my phone number, claiming that her boss needed to contact me to verify that I wasn't…...

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