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Backpage CEO Arrested in Houston, TX

 

Much of our work fighting Sex Trafficking involves Backpage.com. While it is not the only site that promotes the sale of sex, it is by far represents the majority of the online sex trade in Houston and much of the United States. In our Museum of Modern-Day Slavery, we have an entire section dedicated to the domestic sex trade on Backpage.  The arrest of the CEO of Backpage is an outstanding victory but there is much more work to be done!

We are so thrilled to have been interviewed for many news articles regarding Backpage! Follow the links below to hear more about how this happened and our take on the whole situation!

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Backpage.com CEO Arrested, ABC 13, October 2016

 

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Backpage.com Headquarters Raided, ABC 13, October 2016

 

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Anti-Trafficking Group Reacts to Backpage.com CEO Arrest, NewsFix, October 2016