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Instead of lingerie-clad escorts in suggestive poses, some would-be customers of a city escort agency who looking for fworld online found themselves facing a message from London police Tuesday. Police said soon that message will face anybody who types up the agency's address, but as of Tuesday night, some people could still see the original website.
Police said Tuesday they shut down the agency and charged its owners with several human trafficking-related offences after a seven month investigation triggered by complaints from the public.
So far, investigators have identified two adult women and are providing them with support services that include connecting them with agencies, he said. Berg said police believe there may be more escorts involved and have set up the hotline for others to call. At least nine women were being advertised through the escort agency before it was shut down and Berg said police believe between 20 and 30 have been involved at some point. There are elements of intimidation. The new laws criminalize advertising and purchasing sex, but decriminalize fworld sale.
We applaud the actions of London Police Services in helping women and girls live their lives free from violence. Back then, the agency was located in a three-storey mansion on Commissioners Road East.
Months later, the owner of the Commissioners Road property, who said he was unaware it was being used as an escort agency, evicted the escorts. Hamad Anwar, 26, and Tiffany Harvey, 24, fworld charged escort three counts each of benefiting from sexual services, possessing proceeds of crime, fworld counts each of advertising another person for sexual services, two counts of trafficking, two counts of procuring or exercising control and one count of trafficking a person over The website fworld.
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