Deriving Support from Earnings of a Prostitute
The crime of Deriving Support from Earnings of a Prostitute is punishable by a State Prison sentence of not less than 2 years, and up to 5 years, as well as a fine of $5,000.
In order to be convicted of the crime of Deriving Support from Earning of a Prostitute, the prosecutor is required to prove, beyond a reasonable doubt:
- That a particular person was engaged in prostitution, in other words, that the person was engaged in common, indiscriminate sexual activity for hire;
- That the defendant knew that such person was a prostitute; and
- That the defendant shared in some way in the earnings or proceeds from that person's prostitution.
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