New documents show Backpage’s alleged lies about sex trafficking ads

Backpage CEO Carl Ferrer Back in May, we wondered what Backpage could possibly be hiding by asking the U.S. Court of Appeals to order Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs subcommittee to either return, destroy, or refrain from publishing documents the subcommittee received in its investigation into Backpage and its role in the online sex trade. Now, we may have that answer.Read the full article

The alleged link between child trafficking and Backpage.com

The Post’s Tom Jackman speaks with Yiota Souras, Senior Vice President and General Counsel at the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children about how the website Backpage.com is allegedly used for child prostitution and trafficking. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: http://bit.ly/2qiJ4dy Follow us: Twitter: https://twitter.com/washingtonpost Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/washingtonpost/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/washingtonpost/