27 Sep '13, 11am

Birmingham escort agency becomes first to accept payment in Bitcoins offering increased anonymity

Birmingham escort agency becomes first to accept payment in Bitcoins offering increased anonymity

Up-market British escort agency accepts Bitcoin payments in bid to boost worker safety and client anonymity. The escort agency Passion VIP charges more for Bitcoin transactions than cash or credit card, but offers increased anonymity. Birmingham-based Passion VIP is introducing Bitcoin as a way of payment to give clients a safer and more anonymous means of payment than cash or credit card, and its website also includes a scannable QR code to make payments by tablet or smartphone. Passion VIP charges more for payment by Bitcoin than by cash or credit card, and an hour with a "standard" male or female worker will cost 2.5 Bitcoins (£211), with a 10-hour overnight visit priced at 14 Bitcoins. Paying by regular means, users are charged £150 per hour with the same "standard" worker. Read More: What is Bitcoin and how does it work? Speaking to ZDNet , a Passion VIP spokesperson ...

Full article: http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/articles/509623/20130927/bitcoin...

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