CHDS Thesis Series: Is Prostitution Funding Terrorism?

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Richard DiGiacomo.

In this Viewpoints interview Richard DiGiacomo discusses the unusual topic of his thesis, “Is Prostitution Funding Terrorism?” DiGiacomo’s thesis argues that the business of prostitution could be a viable criminal funding source for terrorist activities and cites a variety of reasons why – he also proposes several recommendations that if institutionalized could act as significant deterrents to organizations who might be using this method.

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