On Saturday, police in Ho Chi Minh City busted a call girl ring after they raided a grand hotel in District 1 and caught four high-class prostitutes having "S" with well-off clients.
Beauty queens, models, and ‘online hot girls’ were involved in the ring run by Tran Quang Mai, 40, who resides in Tan Binh District.
Investigators said that a few days ago, Mai provided a rich client with 27-year-old Vo Thi My Xuan, a beauty queen in a Mekong Delta province, at US$2,000 per appointment.
On the afternoon of June 2, Mai asked a hot girl and a student to serve clients for $2,500 and VND5 million ($250) per appointment, respectively.
Most prostitutes of the ring received half of the profits for selling themselves, the investigators added.
Apart from being a prostitute, Xuan was an agent for another queen beauty and model who sold herself for $1,500 per appointment, of which X. received $500.
Vo Thi My Xuan was born 1985 in Hau Giang Mekong Delta province. She defeated 170 contestants to win MIss Soc Trang 2009 or Miss South MeKong 2009.
After winning the contest, she has been invited to participate in several fashion shows and to pose for magazines. Xuan has graduated from a college and is currently an assistant for a marketing company and a popular model on catwalk in Ho Chi Minh City.
In related news, on May 24, Hanoi police raided a hotel in Ba Dinh District and caught two couples in the act. Concurrently, Ho Chi Minh City police also found another couple at M&M hotel.
Among those detained is model and actress Hong Ha, who is believed to be paid US$1,000-1500 per time. Hong Ha has been modeling for some foreign and national magazines and fashion brands and starred in several movies.