Offences Involving OnlyFans (240A/23)
Please provide a list of cases and/or alleged offences involving the use of OnlyFans, the content subscription service, reported from 1 Jan. 2020 up until the date this response is answered.
Please provide a breakdown of cases and/or alleged offences by: date of offence; type of offence (e.g. child sexual exploitation, sexual assault etc.); and age of alleged victim.
Please also provide a brief description of what occurred, making clear the age of the victims in each particular case, and state if there has been a charge.
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Please find attached our response.
Every effort is made to ensure that the figures presented are accurate and complete. However, it is important to note that these data have been extracted from a number of data sources used by forces for police purposes. The detail collected to respond specifically to your request is subject to the inaccuracies inherent in any large scale recording system. As a consequence, care should be taken to ensure data collection processes and their inevitable limitations are taken into account when interpreting those data.
The figures provided therefore are our best interpretation of relevance of data to your request, but you should be aware that the collation of figures for ad hoc requests may have limitations and this should be taken into account when those data are used.
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