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Police go deep into online prostitution ring

  • Marguerite Afra Sapiie and Wahyoe Boediwardhana

    The Jakarta Post

Surabaya/Jakarta   /   Tue, January 8 2019   /  12:44 am

The East Java Police are conducting an investigation into an alleged online prostitution ring that implicates dozens of celebrities and models for adult magazines.

Following the arrests of two alleged female sex workers on two separate occasions in Surabaya, East Java, on Saturday, two people were named suspects in the case for allegedly running an online sex service.

The police identified 45 celebrities and 100 models for adult magazines as those who were allegedly involved in the prostitution ring, East Java Police chief Insp. Gen. Luki Hermawan said.

“We have the list of their names as well as their rates,” he said on Monday, adding that the police would continue the investigation by summoning everyone tied to it.

“We have obtained the photographs, names and the [evidence] of transactions. There are several [people] on our most-wanted list,” Luki sa...