Oz man pleads guilty to prostituting girl, 12, sharing proceeds with her mum

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Melbourne, Mar 23 (ANI): A Tasmanian man has admitted pimping out a 12-year-old girl to make money to buy drugs and sharing the proceeds with her mother.

According to The Mercury, the 51-year-old man acted as the girl's pimp last year while she had sex with more than 100 men at Glenorchy.

The crimes have left the young girl with genital warts and chlamydia.

The man pleaded guilty yesterday, reports News.com.au.

The girl's mother took most of the money, the man took a smaller cut and the girl used her own share to buy drugs for herself, her mother and the man, the Supreme Court in Hobart heard.

According to Crown prosecutor Daryl Coates, the prostitution business started last July after the girl's mother complained to the man, a close friend, of having no money.

The man drew up a newspaper advertisement, which described an 18-year-old "Angela" who was "new in town".

The girl is in foster care while her mother has been charged and is in custody. (ANI)

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