In the battle for article views and followers on We Chat, sex is a powerful tool.A common practice for article writers is to set a preview picture of a seductively dressed young woman.
Speaking Mandarin with a “Guangdong” accent, the man claimed to be a “Big Circle” gangster and demanded that Mr.
Readers who click through will often be disappointed to find that the actual article is completely unrelated to the preview picture.
July 14th 2015 was the day that a now infamous video of a couple having sex in a Uniqlo dressing cubical went viral across We Chat and Weibo.
Brian Montague said that police have not received reports of the alleged We Chat sex scam, which appears to be criminal extortion.
Scams like this are probably under-reported, Montague said, because men are embarrassed by being duped or fear telling police that they were involved in a potential crime of soliciting prostitutes.