Hearing Set For Jailed Backpage Founder In Case Over Sex AdsA hearing is scheduled Monday to determine whether a founder of the advertising site Backpage.com should be released from jail while he awaits trial.
Backpage.com, CEO Plead Guilty In California, TexasThe Dallas-based website Backpage.com pleaded guilty to human trafficking in Texas.
Feds: Backpage.com Made $500M From Prostitution-Related AdsThe owners of the classified advertising site Backpage.com are now facing a federal indictment charging them with ignoring warnings to stop running advertisements promoting prostitution.
Feds Seize Backpage.com, WebsitesA notice that appeared Friday afternoon at Backpage.com says the websites are being seized as part of an enforcement action by the FBI, U.S. Postal Inspection Service and the Internal Revenue Service.
8 North Texas Men Arrested For Roles In Sex-Trafficking OperationFederal authorities have arrested eight men in North Texas on charges they sold women, including at least three juveniles, to have sex with men who had responded to online advertising.
Brothers "Spud" And "Spank" Sentenced In Child Sex Trafficking ConspiracyTwo men, Audry Lane, a/k/a “Spud,” and Alvin Lane, a/k/a “Spank,” were sentenced this week for their roles in a child sex trafficking conspiracy.
Three Gang Members Sentenced For Child Sex Trafficking ConspiracyThree men with ties to the Polywood Crips street gang in Fort Worth were sentenced for their respective roles in a child sex trafficking conspiracy.
Backpage.com Sex Trafficker Caught In Dominican RepublicA 28-year-old man who fled the country after he was charged with using Backpage.com for sex trafficking of a teenage girl in Texas is behind bars.