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As a result, when johns tried to search for them online, they would see comprehensive profiles claiming that the women were top models and popular actresses, along with convincingly professional pictures.
The sex workers were then able to charge their customers thousands of yuan more than they could otherwise.
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.
They simply pretend to be celebrities so they can charge their customers more money for their services.
On May 5, the People's Procuratorate of Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, arrested five people who were involved in soliciting prostitution via We Chat, and this case has brought online prostitution into light.
"Some search engine companies are too focused on their commercial interests, or did not regulate their staff strictly, resulting in the publication of pornographic and fake content.
In the groups, members and administrators would send sex workers' and customers' information to each other.
Wenzhou police in Zhejiang Province detain six sex workers in a raid in 2012.
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.
Also, the operators should enforce greater supervision of pornographic photographs and set up an Internet alarm system so that such pornographic content could be removed instantly," he continued.
"Groups who released illegal content should also be blocked or deleted."In fact, the Shenzhen We Chat prostitution case also reflects the fact that some search engine companies may have been involved in the practice of releasing information only after receiving certain amount of money, while the fact that search engines allowed the sex workers' fictitious information to be uploaded is one of the key factors that assisted their illegal activities.
The information included the planned location of the sex, prices, the sex worker's appearance, the worker's popularity and customer's requirements.