‘I’ve Never Seen This Before’: Sex Show Explodes the Web… Just in Time for the Grand Prix

The return of the Grand Prix to Montreal after two years of the pandemic is felt in the sex show on the web: not only has the number of ads increased, but it is available on different platforms accessible to everyone.

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“Previously, we had to basically browse niche sites, but this year, it was everywhere, everywhere, everywhere. I saw it on Facebook, on Twitter, everywhere else on social media,” says retired policeman Paul Laurier. “I’m impressed, I’ve never seen that before.”

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For years, the head of the security company Vigiteck has been using software to find many sexual offers on the Internet.

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Mr. Laurier just listed no less than 30,000 active escort ads. In other years, the week before the Grand Prix, we’ve been talking about 10,000+ performances.

For 2022, it was not possible to compare with previous months, when public events, which have a significant impact on the demand for sexual services, began again. And if the number of ads increases dramatically, does that mean that more women are selling their sexual services? Not necessarily, he says.

In fact, it was the use of social networks and keyword buying on search engines that blew up the week-long show. “The same girls are breeding everywhere,” he notes.

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However, in Montreal, it was not difficult to order sexual services. But men traded mainly on the sites of massage parlors or escort agencies, choosing the girl according to her physical criteria, nationality, age, or … according to the nearby metro station, notes Mr. Laurier.

Mr. Laurier explained: “We will see the same ad on a classifieds site, on a girl’s personal site, on a forum, on Facebook or anywhere else on social networks. They doubled the domains, they updated themselves.”

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And if the supply is already large, it may increase even more.

“The important event will be today or tomorrow, when we will see girls from other places appear,” the retired policeman warned, referring to young women who are exiled in other provinces or in the United States, and are usually brought back to Montreal. Weekend time in Formula 1.

Criminologist Maria Morani said there was no doubt that the request would be there after a forced break of two years.

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“They will come from all over the world. There will be an influx of tourists, and all the pimps in Formula 1 will converge to sell their products and recruit.”

Experts are concerned that many sexual attempts are appearing on social media, even in unexpected places like self-help groups on Facebook.

“I’ve never been afraid for little girls. It gives the impression that men are on fire, and there is begging everywhere,” laments Rose Sullivan, who works with victims of sexual exploitation.

She says she has witnessed solicitation for sexual favors, particularly on Facebook, in a student job search group, or even in self-help groups.

And she denounced, “The woman who asked for help until the end of the month, a man offered her to pay her for sex.”

Survivors [de l’exploitation sexuelle] Writing to show me the offers they’ve received, it’s unbelievable.”

According to her, some of these requests come from women who themselves promote their work on social networks, accessible to everyone.

“I see more and more women exposing themselves without necessarily placing ads for prostitution, whether on TikTok or Instagram or Snapchat, noted criminologist Maria Morani. The men contact them and make the transaction.

But all this “promotion” and “commodification” can be harmful, Ms. Sullivan laments.

“It’s much more attractive during the GP, for some it’s worth it because clients come from far away and are willing to pay dearly. But after the GP, it’s not profitable anymore. A girl who gets thousands of dollars to be a ‘sugar baby’, it’s very rare to end up She put it in her pockets in the end, and she denounced that.

Yesterday, the Minister in charge of the Metropolitan Region and Montreal, Chantal Rollo, was questioned about sexual exploitation on the sidelines of the Formula 1 championship at the weekend.

“We are not against the Grand Prix, far from it, it has a very big impact on the city. But the exploitation of the youth should not be part of the deal. The adults who do that need to take responsibility, and they should be aware of their actions,” she said.

With Marc-Andre Gagnon

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