Prostitutes blackmailing men in Barbados

(Barbados Nation) A BAND OF PROSTITUTES has been moving through the south of the island fleecing men of thousands of dollars in a ruthless blackmail scheme.

The pack of women mercilessly targets seemingly well-to-do men in their 60s and has swindled one man out of $70 000 in a fake statutory rape claim.

The senior citizen, almost broke after paying out the hush money, recently went to a lawyer for advice after the relentless women came after him again, this time demanding $30 000 more. He had paid the first set of money over a matter of months believing he was avoiding the humiliation of a charge for sex with a minor.

The women troll bars and rum shops and once locked on to their male targets proposition them with promises of wild sex to fulfil their most kinky desires.

The trysts sometimes include multiple partners after which the prostitutes return to their victims and announce that one of the parties involved was underage.

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Carlene Grant (Trinidad Express photo)

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