Underage Prostitutes in Vegas in First Half of 2013

in Transnational Crime

Police in Las Vegas identified 68 minors who were working as prostitutes in the first six months of 2013.

Between 1994 and 2012, Metro police identified 2,229 minors who were working as prostitutes in Las Veags.

One minor stated in a sworn affidavit that she was forced to work while pregnant and needed to make $1,500 a day.

(Additional Child Prostitution Statistics.)

Source:  John L. Smith, “Shooting on the Strip: Las Vegas’s Prostitution Secret,” Daily Beast, August 4, 2013.

 

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