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Pistol instead of money – a young man is now under police investigation

By Lukas Bauer - July 2, 2024 -

In Herbertingen, Germany, a young man met with a sex worker. The woman wanted to get the money for her services in advance, but the young man pulled out a blank-firing gun instead. He is now under investigation because of violations of weapons law and threatening. At the moment it is not clear whether the…

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5 common myths about the sex work industry

By Lukas Bauer - June 28, 2024 -

The sex work industry is often associated with myths and misconceptions, which contribute to misunderstanding and the stigmatization of the women. Sex Vienna has just published an article about the 5 biggest myths in the industry, and revealed the truth behind them. 1. Sex work is an easy job One of the most popular myths…

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Sex workers getting the same rights as workers in other industries

By Lukas Bauer - June 23, 2024 -

Belgium has taken a significant step in regulating sex work by passing new legislation that provides sex workers with the same social rights as other employees. This development follows the decriminalization of sex work two years ago and now allows sex workers to be formally employed and receive social security benefits. Sex workers can sign…

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Man faces life sentence for murder of sex worker

By Lukas Bauer - June 6, 2024 -

A 46-year-old Turkish-Kurdish man stands trial in the Frankfurt District Court, accused of the brutal murder of a 27-year-old sex worker in October 2022. Prosecutors are pushing for a life sentence. The woman met the defendant at a Frankfurt sex club a few weeks before her death. Court documents reveal that the man pressured her…

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Loverboy forced a 17-year-old into prostitution in Vienna

By Lukas Bauer - June 3, 2024 -

A 17-year-old girl from Bulgaria was lured to Austria with promises of a better life, only to be forced into prostitution by a 19-year-old Bulgarian man. The young man used severe violence to force her into working at a brothel in Vienna. The young woman live met the loverboy online, who promised her a better…

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Former thai boxing champion sentenced to seven years for fatal robbery in Berlin

By Lukas Bauer - May 24, 2024 -

A former Thai boxing champion has been sentenced to seven years in prison for a fatal robbery in a brothel apartment. The Berlin Regional Court found the 47-year-old man guilty of robbery resulting in death. The incident occurred on the night of April 17, 2023, in the Friedrichshain district. During the robbery, the man struck…

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Woman tortured to death after being forced to work as an illegal prostitute

By Lukas Bauer - May 19, 2024 -

A trial has begun at the Koblenz Regional Court involving a 48-year-old man and a 40-year-old woman accused of brutally killing a 31-year-old woman in Koblenz-Rauental. According to the prosecution, they held their victim as a slave for at least six months, forcing her into prostitution. They took all the money she earned, using it…

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A brothel owner earned 340,000 Swiss francs by employing illegal Chinese sex workers

By Lukas Bauer - May 14, 2024 -

A brothel owner and her partner are currently standing trial at the District Court of Kulm in Aargau Canton. The 50-year-old Chinese woman and her 59-year-old Swiss partner, who own 5 brothels, along with a 59-year-old Swiss woman working as a secretary, are charged with exploiting vulnerable Chinese sex workers. According to the Aargau cantonal…

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Romanian sex worker faces legal actions in Graz for health violations

By Lukas Bauer - May 8, 2024 -

In Graz, a Romanian sex worker was brought before the court in Graz after she continued to engage in her profession despite testing positive for gonorrhea. Her illnes was discovered during a police raid at a local laufhaus, where she failed to provide the mandatory health certificate required by law. The court heard that the…

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The man, who killed three sex workers, may escape prison due to his mental illness

By Lukas Bauer - May 5, 2024 -

Ebudallah A., the suspect in the triple murder of three prostitutes in Vienna, may escape prison due to his mental illness. According to recent expert analysis, the 27-year-old Afghan national has been deemed unfit to stand trial. What happened in Studio 126a? As we wrote, on Friday, February 23, the 27-year-old asylum seeker visited the…

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