The Reuters global sports blog
from UK News:
Clerics and police have expressed concern, and now the Olympics minister has - London could see a proliferation in prostitution and human trafficking during the 2012 Games.
Some have warned the Olympics could see a repeat of the "mega brothels" set up in German cities for the 2006 World Cup in Germany.
Tessa Jowell said: "I am concerned about that. I certainly became aware of it in the run-up to the World Cup.
"We need to send the strongest possible message that our Olympics will not be contaminated by this exploitation."