Procuring or pandering is the facilitation or provision of a prostitute in the arrangement of a sex act with a customer. Pimps are known under the law as procurers. Examples of procuring include:
Criminal laws forbidding the procurement of prostitutes also would outlaw the importuning of the customer.
Pandering is one form of procuring. In most places where prostitution is illegal, so is procuring, whether the relationship between the procurer and prostitute is formal or informal.
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