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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WORTH OF MONEY LOST
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  • Friend requests from strangers on Facebook, WeChat and iAround, especially if they are offering escort, massage or sexual services.
  • People to profess strong feelings for you quickly after befriending you and who want to chat with you privately.
  • Do an image search of the person's photo to verify their identity
  • Do not give out your personal details to strangers on the internet
  • Do not provide payment receipts containing details such as PINs or credit card numbers to anyone

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What to look out for

  • Friend requests from strangers on Facebook, WeChat and iAround, especially if they are offering escort, massage or sexual services.
  • People to profess strong feelings for you quickly after befriending you and who want to chat with you privately.

How to protect yourself

  • Do an image search of the person's photo to verify their identity
  • Do not give out your personal details to strangers on the internet
  • Do not provide payment receipts containing details such as PINs or credit card numbers to anyone

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