My friend went to a escort who's profile is online and advertised. He went there and girl guided him and came out of her house to take him in. She took money and started talking. Then some other girls came in and started shouting on him and asked him why he there. He can speak English fluently and what he describes the girls were saying that escort's kids are crying and you are keeping her busy here. Then they asked for addition £20 and said he has sat in their room he owes them money. He gave it to them and then left the house within the 10 mins of his arrival. Nothing like sexual activity took place. They were hardly spoke to each other. Later Escort girl texted him and said sorry those girls were wild and said she cant return money and she is ament to work. Now my friend is in a state of shock and wanted to know if he has done any crime in this whole episode?
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Hi, it is a crime to pay for sex. However, if the friend has not received the service, it seems that he has been scammed
Nothing took place there, Nothing like sex
He was out of the house with in ten minutes of his arrival
He is worried
If he wishes to report the matter to the police, he may do so, but he may also incriminate himself as he would have to explain why he was there.
I would suggest that he put it down to a bad experience.
Yes, Is it alright if he does not report anything
Yes it is alright if he does not report anything.
What is written in Question, Is it a crime or candidate of Police caution in anyway
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I need to know Is it even a caution level thing
He was not there for sex and neither sex took place
If he was not there for sex and it did not take place, he has nothing to worry about.
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HiThank you for your question and welcome to Just Answer. I will try to help with this. Please RATE my answer OK SERVICE or above.It is not actually an offence to pay for sex in the UK. The offences lie in the surrounding circumstances, for instance kerb crawling, soliciting a person for sexual offences, control of a prostitute etc.The facts you describe are a very well known scam in the UK and the police will be supportive. It operates basically in reliance on the fact that most victims will not complain because of the surrounding circumstances as they would not want wives and girlfriends to discover their meeting with an 'escort'. If your friend does not have that problem then he is perfectly safe to report this to the police and they will act.
Actually he is more concerned about his track record and he is not from Uk perhaps that's the reason he been treated like this. He was insulted and when he came back he was shivering and thinking perhaps he has done something wrong legally. Still in the state of shock and that's why we decided to seek expert opinion on this matter. His only concern is that he wants have to have a piece of mind that he has not done anything wrong legally and ready to forget this as a bad experience.
It is fairly clear from the circumstances that there was a significant risk that this person was a prostitute or a purported prostitute rather than an escort. You don't usually go to the premises of an escort. An escort is a person who attends events with you for a fee but does not offer a sexual service.Of itself though, attending even a prostitute in her own dwelling is not against the law. There are laws governing brothels but that does not arise if its just one girl in own premises.I will be happy to continue with this but please rate my answer OK SERVICE or above.
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What is the difference between "IS NOT an offence in the Uk to pay for sex of itself" and "It is not actually an offence to pay for sex in the UK"
sorry I misread my first post!In any event, there is no offence in just paying for sex in the UK.The offences lie in kerb crawling, solicitor, control of a prostitute etc.
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