Regardless of whether offering money for sexual services is a crime or not, many dating platforms suspend or ban members who engage in either offering money or offering sexual services.This is because committing either of these acts can be a violation of their terms of service.If you’re planning to meet up with someone you’ve met online, The Sugar Book suggests meeting in public places and arranging your own transportation (rather than be picked up by your date) and, if drinks are involved, know your limits and never leave your drink unattended.
Such scams, tricks, harms, and other foul concoctions indubitably fall on the wrong side of the law and you can lodge a police report if it happens to you.
On the flipside, we might also be doing some of these without realizing that it might be against the law.
This then lead to the Malaysian government passing the Sexual Offences Against Children Act 2017.
Section 12 makes it a crime for any adult to groom a child and this is punishable with a maximum of 5 years in prison and whipping.
Examples of grooming are included in the Act and in brief, they are: Essentially grooming can happen whenever there is sexual communication with a child and a child is defined as a person under the age of 18.