Minors Arrested for Prostitution in Los Angeles

555 juveniles in the city of Los Angeles, California were arrested for prostitution-related crimes between 2010 and 2012. City officials and law enforcement officials believe that the number of minors working as prostitutes to be much higher.

It was previously reported that a human trafficker can make up to $140,000 from forcing one girl to work as a prostitute.

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Source:  Steve Lopez, “The ‘repugnant, vile truth’ about sex trafficking in L.A. County,” Los Angeles Times, August 31, 2013.