Dirty Money: The Business of High End Prostitution

America's Secret World

In every city in America sex is for sale and much of it operates in plain view. But, there’s one corner of the trade protected like none other... the business of high-end prostitution where clients can spend hundred of thousands of dollars each year. It’s a secret world with rules and practices that will change everything you think you know about the buying and selling of sex.

Web Extras

  • The Secret World of High-End Prostitution

    CNBC contributor Vicky Ward's extended interview on the secret world of the super-elite and their involvement in high-end prostitution.

  • Tips from a Pro

    For 7 years, Veronica Monet worked at the high-end of the business. Monet is the author of "Sex Secrets of Escorts: Tips from a Pro."

  • The Clientele

    Amanda Brooks, a sex worker who conceals her identity, is the author of "The Internet Escort's Handbook."

  • The Work Ethic

    Tracy Quan talks about beginning work in the business of high-end prostitution.

  • Inside the World of High-End Prostitution

    CNBC's Melissa Francis takes a look at the secretive world of high-end prostitution. Who are these women? Their backgrounds will astound you.

  • The Clients

    For the clients of high-end prostitution, money is no object. You won't believe how much they're willing to spend.

  • The Business Side of Prostitution

    Even in tough economic times, the business of high-end prostitution continues to thrive. CNBC Contributor Vicky Ward explains.

High Dollar Hotties

  • This woman in San Francisco uses the name "Elise Vanderhoff". She got into the business at age 28 after graduate school, while working as a counselor for disturbed teenagers.

  • "Charlotte" was in graduate school where many of her friends were also getting into the business...all looking to make some money.

  • "Jill" was working in Europe when men began offering to pay for her companionship...and then she discovered the online world.

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