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A man walks down an alley in Miari Texas, northern Seoul, where sex workers still operate despite a recent government crackdown. Most of the storefronts are shuttered during the daytime and come alive at sundown. But business is slower than usual, partly because of the bad economy but also, according to government officials, due to the success of the Anti-Sex Trafficking Law, which was enacted five years ago amid great fanfare to beef up existing anti-prostitution laws.
However, except for cosmetic changes, the lucrative sex trade is still very much around, experts say. The only difference is that since the law was enforced, the sex trade has evolved. Business as usual A tell-tale sign that business was, if not booming, reasonably healthy came earlier this month when the Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency announced it would transfer hundreds of police officers in the southern Seoul districts of Gangnam, Seocho and Suseo.
The move has been widely interpreted as an effort to sever ties between the police and entertainment establishments offering sex services. The decision to transfer the officers, all from a range of departments, came after it was discovered that police officers had inappropriate relationships with massage parlors in those areas.
The current going rate for massage parlors is , won in cash and , with a credit card. As credit card records are easy to trace, customers and owners tend to prefer cash. Nowadays, adding to the sex-for-cash businesses, hyugae-tel resting rooms , where customers can call up sex workers and then later join them at another venue, are expanding rapidly, while commercial sex offered online, which is harder to track, is also growing.
Still, government officials say the implementation of the law from five years ago has helped significantly reduce the scale of the sex industry. According to ministry estimates, there were , active sex workers in Korea in , a decline from , five years earlier. About 3, sex workers in Yeouido, Seoul, in a protest against the implementation of the Anti-Sex Trafficking Law, which came into effect in Her shop is in Yeoksam-dong, southern Seoul, where many upscale room salons are clustered.