Edwards v. Commonwealth

In Edwards v. Commonwealth, 218 Va. 994, 1000, 243 S.E.2d 834, 838 (1978), "the defendant provided the girls a base from which they could operate, advertised their presence, described to prospective customers their physical characteristics, got them 'dates', and then dispatched them to designated hotel and motel rooms in automobiles with drivers supplied by the defendant." Id. Also, in Edwards, the Court found that "the operation or business carried on by defendant . . . was a venture by her, for financial gain, to aid and abet and to give information and direction to persons desiring the services of a prostitute, and to procure and assist persons who were willing to provide such services." Id.