Backpage.com sex advert website seized by FBI

Backpage.com sex advert website seized by FBI
 

The US authorities have taken control of a classified adverts website accused of involvement in sex trafficking.
A notice was posted on Backpage.com's various international front pages late last week to inform visitors.
The site had previously shut down the adult section of its US site, but critics had alleged that prostitution ads had simply moved to other pages.
The UK edition had carried dozens of sex service ads at the time of its closure, according to Reuters.
An investigation by the news agency's philanthropic foundation had suggested that as many as one in 20 of the relevant posts on... read more

 
9 April 2018 in Science &Technology, Views: 56
Source: BBC
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