Backpage boss says sex charge 'illegal'

Backpage boss says sex charge 'illegal'
 

The general counsel for Craig Ferrer, chief executive of small ads website Backpage, has said the charges against him made by the California and Texas attorneys general are "illegal".
He and two of the site's controlling shareholders are accused of pimping.
Allegations that the site has carried adverts aiding forced prostitution have dogged the platform for some years.
Liz McDougall, representing Mr Ferrer, told the BBC the prosecution was an "election-year stunt".
"The actions of the California and Texas attorneys general are flatly illegal.
"They ignore the... read more

 
10 October 2016 in Science &Technology, Views: 48
Source: BBC
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