we have been seeing each other for about to months and he is kinda doing other things so not coming to see me and i need the cash i am a student and a escort and things get hard so i want him to pay me to keep the secret from his wife can i ask for money in exchange for my secrecy?
!) Your proposal is disgusting.
2) It may constitute extortion.
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In addition to Mr. Doland's excellent answer I will add:
3) Prostitution is illegal.
The other two answers are correct. Extortion is a felony, prostitution is a misdemeanor.