who commonly use the web and social media to find customers. Many
are single mothers or divorced. A few are married and may be assisted
by their husbands. Some escorts are women who are employed but want
the extra money. College girls may sell themselves as "sugar
babies" to older men, "sugar daddies". Young women
may sell sex in order to pay off college loans. Drug use is not
uncommon. They may sometimes they encounter clients who beat and/or
How much do escorts
Hourly rates may be from $250 to $450 per hour, or more.
A successful full-time escort can earn an annual six-figure income.
Where escorts advertise:
Escorts frequently use escort forums. Some of those forums include
bigdoggie.net, theeroticreview.com, eccie.net, southerngfe.com.
down by the feds. and the website operator is going
to prison. Escorts.com
was also shut down by the feds. Escorts may advertise at sites dedicated
to ads, such as eros.com or backpage.com. Escorts also use social
media such as facebook and twitter.
been one of the largest online advertising sites for prostitution.
It has been estimated Backpage.com takes in $22 million or more
from prostitution ads. Major
credit card companies have stopped processing transactions for Backpage.com.
Sex workers say this
can put them at risk.
customers -- commonly middle-aged married men. On occasion, men
respond to an ad which results in their being robbed and/or beaten.
"An escort is accused of robbing a customer in a wheelchair,
stealing more than $500, threatening him with and gun and leaving
him stranded at a motel." That's one reason why some men
rely upon websites which include reviews of escorts (such as bigdoggie.net,
established escorts will screen new clients. They may ask for name,
employer, age, race, and references from other escorts. Some escorts
may not see new clients who don't have references, some escorts
will see newbies. There are a couple of verification websites online:
Preferred411.com and date-check.com. Of course, the downside of
verification sites is that you give them your personal information
and if they're ever busted, or should they decide to sell your info,
well...(you figure it out).
sometimes arrest escorts for prostitution, sometimes by setting
up stings. They rent a motel room and call escorts to visit. There
may be cops in an adjoining room who rush in to arrest the escort
once sex for money is discussed. In some cases, escorts can hire
an attorney who may get the charge reduced to something like "doing
business without a license". One young escort was thrown in
jail and had to call her father to bail her out That was the first
he had heard of her occupation and it must have been a very long
Children and young girls may be effectively enslaved and forced
into prostitution. Related:
is what happens to some thanks to our "child care" system
Alleged serial killer
of escorts killed by woman
He responded to her backpage.com ad and attacked her. She was able
to shoot him. They found weapons, tools, a machete, bleach, trash
bags, sledgehammers and axes in his car.
Sex workers' websites:
Tits and Sass