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Thai sex industry has estimated worth of 260 billion baht, according to news site

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One Bangkok-based news site attempted to figure out the value of the country’s sex trade. Their answer returned that it was very lucrative, with a staggering worth of about THB260 billion (US$8.1 billion), reported Sanook Money.

The site published the calculation in the wake of Friday’s raid on prostitution den Victoria’s Secret in Bangkok, where 113 women, mostly migrants, were found allegedly selling sexual services. Many of those women are believed to have been trafficked. That investigation is ongoing.

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By Coconuts Bangkok

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