Charges started at Rp.200,000 for a ‘family massage’ (a euphemism for non-sexual service), while others were offering ‘massage with finish’ and ‘sex’ for Rp.300,000 and upward. But don’t make the mistake of thinking the women are freelancers or even women.
When you ‘chat’ with a woman offering any sort of service, you’re probably talking to her male pimp who has a dozen or more female accounts on various apps.
At a jail in Ciamis, West Java, a prisoner borrowed a smartphone and created a Badoo account, enabling him to befriend a young woman who ended up sending him Rp.400 million.
Ris, 23, who was serving a sentence for sexual abuse and assault, made contact with Ernawati, 21, a resident of Blitar, Central Java, in 2014.
She finally managed to track down Ris and had him arrested in August.He posed as the general manager of a Kalimantan-based coal company and claimed to be looking for a wife.Renting a car to enhance his rich businessman persona, Udin usually met his victims over coffee and soon promised to marry them.Claiming to be an employee of state oil and gas company Pertamina, he seduced her with sweet words.
During their two-year online relationship, he often asked to borrow money, ranging from Rp.3 million to Rp.10 million, on the grounds that his salary could not be drawn.
He was arrested in October following a complaint by his final victim, Triana, who had given him Rp.15 million.