Crackdowns Spread As Teen Prostitution Rises

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http://www.msnbc.com/news/950065.asp?0cv=KB10 Over the last year, law-enforcement officials have noted a marked increase in teen prostitution across the country, Newsweek reports. A government-sponsored study puts the figure in the hundreds of thousands, but law-enforcement agencies and advocacy groups are alarmed by the trend lines: the kids are getting younger. The FBI says the average age of a new recruit is just 13, and some are as young as 9. While the vast majority of teen prostitutes today . . .

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