Carl Ferrer

  • Court gives go ahead to prosecute Backpage heads

    … overruled defense dismissal motions, meaning prosecution against Ferrer, Larkin and Lacy can proceed. The trio is looking at 25 counts each of money laundering and conspiracy to use Backpage to profit from sex trafficking. California Attorney General Xavier Becerra has promised to prosecute this case vigorously. “Today’s victory doesn’t exact justice…

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

    … sites and promised they could post their ads for free on Backpage. Normally, it costs for anyone to post ads in Backpage’s dating section where the sex trafficking ads are now said to reside. So what does this mean for Backpage? Well, for years, Backpage has been protected by the Communications Decency Act of 1996. The CDA protects websites from…

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  • What is Backpage hiding now?

    … in the sexual slavery of countless women and girls or will it show they were involved in other criminal activity, such as money laundering, because of their involvement in nationwide human trafficking? Lastly, if any type of information like this is revealed, will it finally get the public to wake up to the atrocities Backpage has allegedly been involved in just so they could make a few hundred million dollars? …

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  • Backpage sued by underage trafficking victims and why these suits are different

    … are different that their predecessors for two reasons. The first is the fact that Backpage heads Carl Ferrer, Michael Lacey and James Larkin are being named in the suit. The second reason is that these are the first suits being filed after the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations found that Backpage allegedly edits their ads to make the victims…

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  • Backpage CEO Carl Ferrer arrested on sex trafficking charges

    … Backpage CEO Carl Ferrer arrested on sex trafficking charges Backpage CEO Carl Ferrer Yesterday, Backpage CEO Carl Ferrer was arrested on prostitution and child prostitution charges after departing a flight from Amsterdam at Houston’s Bush Intercontinental Airport. The warrant, out of the state of California, issued by California Attorney…

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  • Supreme Court rules Backpage must turn over sex trafficking records

    … Supreme Court rules Backpage must turn over sex trafficking records Yesterday, the Supreme Court refused to block a Senate subpoena that had requested Backpage turn over its internal records regarding its alleged role in online prostitution and sex trafficking. In case you haven’t been following the story, back in August, a federal judge gave…

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  • US seizure of top piracy site shows government’s misguided priorities

    … US seizure of top piracy site shows government’s misguided priorities Yesterday, in a joint effort between Homeland Security, Facebook, Apple and the Polish Government, among others, 30-year-old Ukrainian citizen Artem Vaulin was arrested in Poland and is awaiting extradition to the United States. With that kind of concerted effort behind…

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