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The article focuses on a specific form of high-end prostitution, referred to as elite prostitution. Its clients are representatives of the economic, political, sports, and criminal elite, and sex workers are often popular figures, such as models and dancers. A key actor in elite prostitution is the broker, whose network of contacts encloses this form of sex for sale. The primary interest of this paper is precisely the experience and perspective of the brokers. Presented are the results of empirical research with six elite prostitution brokers in Bulgaria, examining their histories of entering elite prostitution, business models, relations with sex workers and clients, and the brokers’ advertising strategies. Drawing upon the results of the study, the author discusses the typical characteristics of elite prostitution, its modus operandi, the significant role of brokers in this segment, and its potential to be influenced by public policies related to prostitution.
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