Thot Audit

Thot Audit

Updated Jul 27, 2020 at 03:59AM EDT by Y F.

Added Nov 24, 2018 at 12:23PM EST by rwss.

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Thot Audit, also known as #ThotAudit, is an online campaign urging people to report online sex workers to the IRS so that they would be audited for unreported income. The operation was widely circulated members of 4chan's /pol/ board (also known there as Right Wing Tax Squads or /RWSS/) in late November 2018.


On November 22nd, 2018, Facebook user David Wu posted a poll asking "Is 'sex-work' real work? How would you guys consider it?"

The following day, Facebook user Kuba Zucc'd replied to the poll, saying he used similar polls to discover sex workers to "report them to the IRS and local law enforcement" (shown below).

Kuba Zucc'd I just use these polls to find self admitted self workers and report them to the IRS and local law enforcement 054 7 Like Reply 3d


Online Reaction

On November 23rd, 2018, Twitter user @samathasaffert[1] tweeted that her "premium Snapchat" had been reported to the IRS and that she was being audited (shown below).


That day, a screenshot of the tweet was submitted to the /pol/[2] board on 4chan, where users discussed reporting "twitch thots/premium snapchat sluts" to the IRS for tax evasion (shown below). Within 72 hours, the post gained over 380 replies.

4chan post sharing tweet by premium Snapchat user and reminding readers about Thot Audit

That day, Twitter user @kxttybean[5] tweeted a warning to her friends "who run premium Snapchats" about the IRS reports (shown below).

i emma grinch e..te @kxttybean psa to any of my friends who run premium snapchats-there's a wave of guys reporting them to the IRS for tax fraud and the like plz be careful, I know sex work is hard enough

On November 24th, 2018, YouTuber The Thinkery uploaded a video titled "The #ThotAudit Has Begun," which discussed the raid (shown below). That day, Redditor kxbuevofdbHuttx submitted a post asking about memes referencing the campaign to /r/OutOfTheLoop, [6] to which Redditor Deus_Fucking_Vult replied with a "backstory" describing David Wu's previous online arguments with sex workers.

Meanwhile, David Wu posted screenshots of messages on Facebook,[3] claiming Belle Delphine contacted him regarding her taxes (shown below). Within 48 hours, the post gained over 1,000 reactions and 400 shares.

texts between David Wu and Belle Delphine about Thot Audit

Also on November 24th, Roosh V tweeted a screenshot from the "Whistleblow – Informant Award" page, pointing out that those who report tax fraud to the IRS can receive up to 30% of the amount collected (shown below).[7]

Roosh @rooshv If you report a thot to the IRS and they collect taxes from her, you can receive up to 30% of that amount. There is actually a financial incentive to defeating thottery. IRS Help News 1 LanguapeCharities & Nonprofits Tax Pros File Pay Refunds Credits & Deductions Forms & Instructions Home HelR Eraud/Scams Whistleblower informant Award Whistleblower Informant Award English FAQS Report Phishing Fraud/Scams Whistleblower Office Home he IRS Whistleblower Office pays money to people who blow the whistle on persons who fail to pay the tax that they owe he IRS uses information provided by the whistlieblower, it can award the whistlebiower up to 30 percent of the additional 2:30 PM 24 Nov 2018

Various Examples

The IRS Thots with premium snaps #ThotAudit Yoshi 6 mins S WHO REPORTED MY PREMIUM SNAPCHAT TO THE IRS? I'M BEING F------ AUDITED 2 Comments Before the ThotAudit of 2018 After the ThotAudit of 2018 MAGA 01 (o "Taxation is thef "Full communism now "Bernie should have won" "sex work is real work" "Love is love" "BTW, how do I copyright things" "My body and "Everythign shoudl be free" my labor belong to me, property rights are absolute and I will enforce my copyrights" "I don't sell my ass so you can sit on yours" "Pemium snapchat 15/mo" "Premium snapchat 25/mo" SEX WORKERS SEX WORKISA REALJOB THAT SHOULDNT NEEDS TO BE RESPECIEDHAVETO PAYTAKES 0

Search Interest

External References

[1] Twitter – @samanthasaffert

[2] – /pol/ thread

[3] Facebook – David Wu Belle Delphine post

[4] Facebook – David Wu poll

[5] Twitter – @kxttybean

[6] Reddit – /r/OutOfTheLoop

[7] Twitter – @rooshv

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