One girl was 13 when she plied her with drink
One victim was 13 when Karen Potter plied her with drink and drugs before a perverted sex session, a court heard.
The care assistant, 35, prostituted a 15-year-old girl and drove her to a secluded spot where she had sex with one of Potter’s boyfriends, the jury was told.
Potter claimed she took advantage of the vulnerable teenagers because she was short of money.
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It appears you were increasingly tight financially
Judge David Rennie
Judge David Rennie said he was appalled by her motive and disgusted by her depravity.
He said: “It appears you were increasingly tight financially. Having said that, there are thousands that know first-hand just how stressful financial hardship is.
“However, hardly any of them would dream of doing what you decided to do – namely the pimping out of a child.
“It almost beggars belief but that is the choice you made.”
She lured a girl to a photoshoot with Neil Oxlade
Jurors at Brighton Crown Court heard harrowing details of how the 13-year-old was abused after being tricked by Potter.
She lured the girl to a photoshoot with car salesman Neil Oxlade, 37, posing as a photographer.
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After plying her with vodka, the girl was told to take pictures of Potter and Oxlade having sex.
The girl was then abused by both, the court heard.
Potter had sex with boyfriend Daniel McCaw in front of the youngster
She was sexually assaulted again after she was given alcohol and cannabis, jurors were told.
Potter had sex with boyfriend Daniel McCaw, 43, in front of the youngster before they both abused her.
Oxlade later had sex with the 15-year-old girl after Potter drove her to a secluded spot at night.
Potter, of Worthing, West Sussex, was convicted of sexual activity with a child, sexual activity in the presence of a child and facilitating prostitution.
All three will be registered sex offenders for life
She was cleared of three counts of rape.
All the offences were committed between 2012 and 2014, the court heard.
Oxlade, of Colwyn Bay, North Wales, and unemployed McCaw, of Sompting, West Sussex, were both convicted of sexual activity with a child.
The jury cleared Oxlade of two rapes and McCaw of one.
Oxlade was handed a six-and-ahalf year prison sentence and McCaw five years.
All three will be registered as sex offenders for life.
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