State Senator Darren Soto calls Sugar Daddy websites arena for prostitution

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St. Petersburg, FL - It may be Valentine's Day but state Sen. Darren Soto of Orlando has no love for Sugar Daddy websites like

Soto says the sites are a forum for prostitution and he wants to see if they can be shut down.

"I absolutely believe that they are facilitating prostitution and so that's why I'm asking for involvement (by) the state Attorney General's office as well as the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.

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Soto sent a letter to AG Pam Bondi this week asking for her office to get involved.

Sugar Daddy sites generally connect woman with wealthy men., which bills itself as the number on Sugar site online says the relationships are mutually beneficial arrangements.

"We're not going after the college kids but I do want to stop this phenomenon from happening in the state of Florida."

Read: Sen. Soto's letter sent to Pam Bondi (PDF)

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