Daughter Was Lookout For Prostitute Mother, Both Arrested

A mother - daughter duo are behind bars after offering paid sex acts on Backpage.com.

By Benjamin H. Smith

A mother and her daughter were arrested Tuesday on prostitution charges, during a sting that targeted illegal services offered on Backpage.com. According to WKMG in Florida, 57-year-old Tanja Gammon used the controversial classified ad website to find clients for whom she would perform sex acts in exchange for money, while her daughter, 31-year-old Darcel Gammon, would serve as a lookout.

The Osceola County Sheriff's Office said Tanja Gammon's Backpage.com ad described herself as a "sexy" mother with an "awesome attitude." She told an undercover deputy it would cost $100 to spend 30 minutes with her, after he responded to her ad. They agreed to meet at a local Motel 6, and when Gammon answered the door, she was wearing only lingerie. As reported on Crime Watch Daily, Gammon yelled out, "I didn't take the money yet. I didn't take the money yet so it doesn't really matter," after the arrest team entered the room.

Hiding in the bathroom was Darcel Gammon, who had come with her mother to serve as a lookout in case anything went wrong. According to a police affidavit, Darcel told the arresting officers she thought something was fishy and that the person answering the ad was not an actual client. Both mother and daughter were booked into the Osceola County Jail.


[Photo: WKMG]

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