Backpage being sued in the death of trafficked woman

Recently, it was announced that controversial classifieds site Backpage was being sued again over its alleged role in the sex trafficking trade. Backpage is being sued by the estate of Ashley Benson who was said to have been trafficked on Backpage by an abusive pimp. In 2014, she was strangled to death in a Portland, Oregon, hotel by a john who had been stalking her through Backpage.Read the full article

Ashley Benson’s estate files lawsuit against Backpage.com

The estate of a woman has filed a $3.6 million lawsuit against Backpage.com and the owners of the Portland hotel where she was killed by a man she’d met for sex.