Promoting prostitution 1st degree
Promoting prostitution 2nd degree.
What is the difference between 1st and 2nd Degree Promoting Prostitution?
The main difference between these two charges is the element of "threats or force." The forcing or threatening a prostitute to engage in the act of prostitution is the difference between the more serious first degree charge and the second degree charge. By depriving the prostitute of her free will the promoter or "pimp" may be charged with promoting prostitution in the 1st degree.
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