Local small site Craigslist is still hosting adverts offering paid sexual services in Edinburgh, despite removing their 'personals' section in an attempt to stop the practice. A ificant proportion of Craigslist's personals section contained listings that asked for money in return for sexual services, and there were concerns that some people selling sex on the site may have been victims of sex trafficking: forced into prostitution by criminal gangs.
However, despite Craigslist removing the personals section entirely in a bid to comply with the new legislation, Edinburgh Live can reveal that large s of people in Edinburgh and the Lothians are still using the site to sell sex - in quite eye-opening quantities. A quick check of the site's 'services' section uncovered dozens of adverts for sexual services posted within the last few days alone, with many adverts going into graphic detail about what was - and wasn't - on offer, and the amount of money involved.
Hit me with offers. Preferably incalls for my own safety.
No specific sex actso don't ask. And no silly offers : ".
I am 35, single, larger girl. Webcam available or meets. Not into anything extreme just casual hook ups for minutes a time.
In Scotland, prostitution itself the exchange of sexual services for money is legal, but associated activities such as public solicitation, operating a brothel, or other forms of pimping are criminal offences. Although some of these adverts may well have been posted by individuals, the concern is that others could be the work of pimps running sex trafficking rings who are using Craigslist to sell access to their victims.
Sex advert site Back. A lawsuit against Back was filed by three young women who accused it of facilitating their forced prostitution.
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