Latest Prostitution Stories

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.

2007-11-17 06:00:16

By Eric Frazier and Victoria Cherrie, The Charlotte Observer, N.C. Nov. 17--Charlotte-Mecklenburg police Sgt. Craig Conger sits at a computer screen, clicking through pictures of naked women.

2007-09-13 00:00:11

By Art Campos, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Sep. 12--Seven men were arrested in a recent sting operation in Roseville in which an undercover vice officer posed as a prostitute and advertised her services on the Internet, police reported.

2007-08-13 21:15:00

By Stephen T. Watson As visitors to her Web site can see, Cindeee is eager to please the right kind of gentleman. The Buffalo-area escort has a sophisticated Internet home, offering photos of her in skimpy lingerie and a rich description of what she offers customers.

2007-08-01 18:05:43

Wendy Shalit is loathed by a certain kind of feminist.

2007-03-23 15:00:45

By Clint Swett, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Mar. 23--In the wake of an FBI raid on the home of a Sacramento photographer for allegedly posting photos of underage prostitutes on craigslist, experts said the huge online classified site has no responsibility for policing such behavior.

2007-02-02 09:00:00

The oldest profession is moving from the street corner to the Internet. It's the latest trend in prostitution, Tucson police say: Men and women using online classified ad Web sites like craigslist.org to offer or request sex for money.

2006-12-03 15:00:00

Selling sex on the streets of this gambling capital is a dangerous pursuit: Streetwalkers have been strangled, smothered, slashed and set ablaze.

2006-08-17 17:18:44

By Janet Guttsman TORONTO (Reuters) - A U.S. "loyalty oath" that aims to curb prostitution and prevent sex trafficking has stymied one group's efforts to educate sex workers in Bangladesh and left thousands of women without support, a local activist said on Thursday.

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