A man and a woman have been accused of teaching a 15-year-old girl how to be a prostitute and putting her on the streets.
The man, 25, and the woman, 26, face one count of aggravated ex-ploitation of a prostitute, a second-degree felony. The Denver man also faces one count of unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor, a third-degree felony, for allegedly having sex with the girl.The two brought the girl to the Salt Lake area from out of state, according to the charges filed in 3rd District Court Friday. She was forced to work as a prostitute on several occasions between March 8, 1998, and March 24, 1998, prosecutors believe. The man and woman took the money she earned.
Officers booked the two into the Salt Lake County Jail. A judge put a $50,000 bond on the woman and a $100,000 on the man. The woman is from Portland, Ore., according to the charges.