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Man arrested for employing under-age girl in 'JK' dating service

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The girls know exactly what they're doing, since the pay arrangements are spelled out before hand, so none of that "victim" crap please

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He is a pimp!! Throw the book at him! What of the customer?? Did he get into trouble for paying and have sex with a minor??

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Did he get into trouble for paying and have sex with a minor??

It's illegal for her to be employed in JK at 17 but the de-jure age of consent is 13. However the de-facto age of consent varies by location, circumstances, mood of the police and prosecutors etc.

She may not smoke or drink until she is 20.

13 ( +13 / -0 )

@ 17 she knows exactly what she is doing

8 ( +16 / -8 )

@ 17 she knows exactly what she is doing

Of course she does but that doesn't change the fact that she is still a minor by law.

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@sensei258

so none of that "victim" crap please

What else do you call the victim of a crime?

@ozziedesigner

@ 17 she knows exactly what she is doing

And?

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@ Risky, she is a willing participant and not a victim

2 ( +8 / -6 )

from my years of experience in Japanese courts,

laws evidence witnesses don't matter, rulings are made

on the whims of the judge

6 ( +6 / -0 )

It is true that I have been sending girls to take a walk (with men)."

Of course. Why would anyone think otherwise. Walking is a good exercise, you know?

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The girls know exactly what they're doing, since the pay arrangements are spelled out before hand, so none of that "victim" crap please

If they are children they are legally not capable of giving consent, so they are victims.

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@Michael Jackson

she is a willing participant

Forgive me, but how the hell do you know that? Or do you simply assume that all 17-year-old girls are walking around looking for 45-year-old men to sleep with?

In my humble opinion, if a 17-year-old wants to sleep with someone 28 years her senior then, while I may personally find it distasteful, that's her business. However, the 27-year-old in this case benefiting financially from her, as you call it 'willingness' is perpetrating a crime, and this girl is the victim of that crime.

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Walking is ok, but sex is not. The customer should be in prison for child sex.

this will be interesting for 2020. Foreigners will be very curious about these sexy 16-17 year olds...

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@ toasted, get off your high horse. Cuz I said she's a willing participant that makes me a child molester? I'm not sexually interested in children thank you very much. You can recite that "they're legally children so they're victims" mantra all day long, that doesn't mean your viewpoint is correct.

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@ Risky, if I use your logic, and she was the only one who benefited financially then there was no crime and therefore no victim.

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@Michael

The girl eventually engaged in sexual activities with the customer at a hotel in Tokyo's Ikebukuro area, costing him 30,000 yen

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Tanaka has been running a JK business named "Ikebukuro in WALK" from July, generating sales of around 5 million yen, according to investigators. They say he has 56 female employees, of which at least five girls, including high school students, are younger than 18 years of age.

A 60-minute date costs customers 7,000 yen, which Tanaka pocketed. He would only pay the girls if they agree to perform extra services that would include activities of a sexual nature.

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@ toasted, get off your high horse. Cuz I said she's a willing participant that makes me a child molester? I'm not sexually interested in children thank you very much. You can recite that "they're legally children so they're victims" mantra all day long, that doesn't mean your viewpoint is correct.

It doesn't make you an abuser but it does enable predatory men to justify their wrongdoings. "Oh, she was up for it etc".

So much misogyny on this and other topics involving women.

I wonder why.

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You are still stuck on that predator-prey relationship idea, but in cases like this, it's a supply and demand relationship. It's not like he kidnapped an elementary school girl on her way home. If I use your logic, she'd be a victim at 19 years and 51 weeks, and a prostitute a week later.

Misogyny? Is that what you call ideas that you don't agree with?

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I suspect the 7000 was just introduction fee (place to meet / vetting ) , the girls get free drinks / dinner /shopping and for extras in cash... the only real crime seem to be they are under tokyo age on consent and the manager should have vetted em better because he put himself in unwarranted risk.

no real victims here, except maybe for the family of the guy that bought the underaged girl...

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I'm not sure how many of you think she's not a victim.

A child having sex with an adult for money, that indeed makes her a victim. She is not an adult.

Some failed to raise her. Someone failed to look out for her. Many took advantage of her. And yet it's the child's fault just because there's a slight chance that she wanted the abuse?

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