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How tax havens like Delaware help traffickers sell children for sex - QuartzHow tax havens like Delaware help traffickers sell children for sex - Quartz
Backpage.com is the world's second-biggest classified advertising website. It is also the world's “top online brothel” and a hotbed of human trafficking, according to US law enforcement. In the US, the website is involved in seven out of ten reported ...
 
Consumer Watchdog Praises Apparent Agreement in Congress on Bill to Amend Internet Law to Stop Sex Trafficking ... - PR Newswire (press release)Consumer Watchdog Praises Apparent Agreement in Congress on Bill to Amend Internet Law to Stop Sex Trafficking ... - PR Newswire (press release)
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog today praised an apparent agreement that would combine language from U.S. Senate and House bills that would allow rogue websites like Backpage to be held accountable for ...
 
Woman freed from sex slavery; says traffickers used Backpage - Fox 4 - Fox 4Woman freed from sex slavery; says traffickers used Backpage - Fox 4 - Fox 4
All it takes is one click, and numerous ads advertising a person for sale will appear in a search feed. It happens on Backpage.com and the deals happen all over Southwest Florida.
 
'World's top online brothel' is Delaware company in 'good standing' - The News Journal'World's top online brothel' is Delaware company in 'good standing' - The News Journal
An online classifieds site, skewered by a Senate subcommittee last year for "knowingly" facilitating prostitution and child sex trafficking, is a registered limited liability company in "good standing" in Delaware, according to state records. Backpage ...
 
Man charged with sexually assaulting 2 women he met via ... - Chicago Sun-TimesMan charged with sexually assaulting 2 women he met via ... - Chicago Sun-Times
Jesse Lee, 24, of Rogers Park is accused of holding two women at knifepoint during sexual assaults last year on the South Side.
 
What you need to know about child trafficking lawsuit against... - KPRC Click2HoustonWhat you need to know about child trafficking lawsuit against... - KPRC Click2Houston
HOUSTON - A Houston firm has filed a new lawsuit against Backpage.com and a number of other businesses are being accused of online child sex trafficking. The lawsuit claims the website enabled child sex trafficking, while hotel and truck stop chains ...
 
Colorado Democrats silent on contributions from Backpage executives - Washington ExaminerColorado Democrats silent on contributions from Backpage executives - Washington Examiner
The owners of Backpage.com, a classified ad website, have made generous contributions to several state Democratic parties. The Washington Times has reported extensively on those donations, noting in December, "Since 2010, the owners and their wives ...
 
Killer who burned his Backpage date in 'world's worst attempt' at coverup gets 60 years in prison - Dallas News (blog)Killer who burned his Backpage date in 'world's worst attempt' at coverup gets 60 years in prison - Dallas News (blog)
Alexus Garcia's body was found June 15, 2015, along with Rocha's ID and phone, inside a burning car in a field in the 2200 block of Royal Lane, west of Interstate 35E in northwest Dallas. The 20-year-old was strangled and had a gash on her forehead ...
 
In Super Bowl sting, 18 men respond to Backpage ad from '15-year ... - gomn.comIn Super Bowl sting, 18 men respond to Backpage ad from '15-year ... - gomn.com
Twin Cities police were cracking down on sex trafficking during the Super Bowl.
 
'Backpage' meetup leads to shooting, arrests in Rowan County ... - WSOC Charlotte'Backpage' meetup leads to shooting, arrests in Rowan County ... - WSOC Charlotte
Rowan County deputies arrested two people and issued a warrant on another person in connection with a prostitution case and shooting.