Latest Prostitution Stories

2008-11-07 08:00:00

Craigslist pledged on Thursday to crack down on ads for prostitution on its Web sites in more than 40 states.

2008-10-12 03:00:08

ANTI-VICE campaigners have urged Ministers to close a loophole allowing hookers to advertise on the web. Labour Justice spokeswoman Pauline McNeill revealed there is now a boom in prostitutes offering sex for sale online because new laws failed to include the internet.

2008-08-20 00:00:16

By Deborah Orr It is estimated that worldwide, 1 million children are vulnerable to abuse by sex tourists Before Gary Glitter made his break for freedom in Thailand last night, Le Thanh Kinh, his Vietnamese lawyer, said that his client was looking forward to coming back to Britain now that his 27-month sentence for sex offences against girls of 11 and 12 is over.

2008-08-07 06:00:45

By Jennifer K. Morita, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Aug. 7--It wasn't something the volunteers set out to pursue, until divine intervention stirred a generous community. It began with 55 point-and-shoot digital cameras, donated by Hewlett-Packard employees in Roseville.

2008-08-06 00:00:38

By JENNA RICHARDS Members of South Devon's Women's Institute branches have supported calls to legalise brothels. The women spoke out after a Channel Four documentary showed the Hampshire County Federation of Women's Institutes calling for prostitution to be legalised.

2008-07-16 09:00:52

By Bridget Tharp, The Blade, Toledo, Ohio Jul. 16--Three years after their short walk for a frozen snack became every parent's nightmare, the two Toledo teens forced to spend 10 days having sex with strangers for money will appear tonight on ABC's midweek news magazine, Primetime Live.

2008-07-12 06:00:20

By Stephen Hunt, The Salt Lake Tribune Jul. 12--Former Doll House escort service owner Santiago Steven Maese was convicted Friday of running the business as a prostitution ring. After the verdict, Maese said "I believe the jury was mistaken." He said he would appeal.

2008-06-17 06:00:17

By Vin Suprynowicz Tourists keep writing in to complain about all those illegal immigrants bracing them on the sidewalks along the Strip, pushing those little fliers and cards into their hands, the ones with photos of young babes in provocative poses: "Straight to Your Room, just dial 1-800-BOOBs." To their credit, the complainants rarely object to the risque poses or the nature of the services offered.

2008-06-02 09:21:09

By Adam Crisp, Chattanooga Times/Free Press, Tenn. Jun. 2--Prostitutes, pimps and johns are the target of a Chattanooga Web site aimed at reducing streetwalkers in the city's Main Street corridor.

2008-03-12 00:00:00

The prostitution scandal involving New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer lays bare some of the inner workings of modern-day sex work: text messaging to clock in the client, electronic fund transfers, a Web site featuring color photos, prices and rankings.

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