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March 12, 2014 12:00 AM

Sex trade in eight cities worth nearly $1 billion, study says

A study to be released Wednesday about the world’s oldest profession concludes that the lucrative underground commercial sex economy in eight large U.S. metropolitan areas brings in anywhere from $40 million annually to as much as nearly $300 million.

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