Let’s not forget the victims who can’t say #MeToo

Let's not forget the victims who can't say #MeToo

For the past two weeks, the news has been filled with stories about Hollywood movie producer Harvey Weinstein. Details have been made public about his alleged serial behavior of sexual assault and harassment against actresses and other female members of the entertainment industry that according to some reports goes back as far as 1980. The …

Craigslist creeper needed help with a ‘taboo interest’

Craigslist creeper needed help with a 'taboo interest'

Back in July, 26-year-old Steven Lee May was arrested by police in Norfolk, Virginia, after allegedly soliciting sex from an undercover officer. May was said to have posted a craigslist ad that was entitled “Need help, taboo interest – m4m”, and according to reports, the ad asked anyone who knew a child between 9 and …

Hell freezes over: Backpage settles child sex trafficking lawsuit

Hell freezes over: Backpage settles child sex trafficking lawsuit

Back in 2012, three women filed a lawsuit against Backpage in the state of Washington. They claimed they were underage when they were forcibly trafficked for sex on the website. Previous lawsuits like this filed against Backpage have failed, however, in 2015, the Washington State Supreme Court ruled the lawsuit could proceed. Earlier today it …

2nd arrest made in Va. LetGo murder

2nd arrest made in Va. LetGo murder

Back in April, 16-year-old Jamaa Khalik Scott of Richmond, Virginia, was shot and killed after meeting someone through classifieds app LetGo. Scott was planning on stealing the phone being sold by grabbing it and running. Instead he was shot and killed by the seller who drove off. Late in August, 20-year-old Roger Craig Brown III, …

Backpage pimps pumped pregnant woman with drugs

Backpage pimps pumped pregnant woman with drugs

In Fayetteville, North Carolina, colloquially known as Fayette Nam, police arrested 22-year-old Jeremy Shane Gentry Jr. and 24-year-old Stanley Dwayne Olaf Koberger (Hasenpfeffer Incorporated) on human trafficking charges. According to police Gentry and Koberger are accused of allegedly coercing a pregnant woman into prostitution on Backpage by forcibly pumping her full of drugs. The pregnant …

Houston Backpage pimp assaulted woman for trying to leave

Houston Backpage pimp assaulted woman for trying to leave

And we go back to Houston, Texas, where 30-year-old Clifton Campbell has been arrested for allegedly forcibly prostituting a woman on Backpage. Police say when the woman tried to leave Campbell, he punched her in the throat and in the eye. Please tell me about consenting adults again. And Backpage still continues to collect that …

Two Houston women accused of turning out 14-year-old on Backpage

Two Houston women accused of turning out 14-year-old on Backpage

24-year-old Centurrie Deshunn Garrett and 20-year-old Teresa Henry have been charged with various human trafficking charges for allegedly prostituting a 14-year-old girl on Backpage. Reports say the victim was allegedly lured away from Chicago by Henry with the promise of a romantic relationship. It doesn’t matter if the pimps are men or women, the promise …

Craigslist creeper offered a room and a hot tub

Craigslist creeper offered a room and a hot tub

28-year-old Kevin Gowsell of Middletown, Ohio, was arrested in Eau Claire, Wisconsin for allegedly soliciting sex from police posing as a minor. Goswell, allegedly posted a craigslist ad stating he would be passing through town and had a room and hot tub to share. At the time of his arrest in Eau Claire, Goswell is …

Minn. craigslist creeper wanted ‘young native’

Queens craigslist creeper wanted to climb through virgins' windows

Bemidji, Minnesota, is home to part of three separate Chippewa reservations, which probably explains why someone posted a craigslist ad there, looking for a ‘young native’. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension noticed an ad that was allegedly posted by 20-year-old Lukas Devlen Fineday of Ponsford, Minnesota, looking for “any type of woman that’s down …

Craigslist creeper calls cops on craigslist con

Craigslist creeper calls cop on craigslist con

54-year-old Nick Deelstra, of Logan, Utah, has been arrested for allegedly soliciting a child for sex on craigslist. The way he was caught may be the first time I’ve ever heard of something like this. Deelstra is said to have called the FBI, claiming to be the victim of a craigslist scam. What scam is …

Google sticks up for Backpage and trafficking

Google sticks up for Backpage and trafficking

Nicholas Kristof, of the New York Times, is one of the few nationally known journalists who has continually reported on the transgressions of Backpage when it comes to Backpage’s part in the sex trade. In one of his recent columns, Kristoff goes after an even bigger fish in the polluted waters of internet sex trafficking, …

AZ Principal posted craigslist ads for skinny dipping teens

AZ Principal posted craigslist ads for skinny dipping teens

Before I begin, isn’t that the mugshot of a man who knows he’s been busted? But, I digress. 59-year-old Karl Waggoner, of Apache Junction, Arizona, was a Principal at an elementary school in Pinal County. He may have since been relieved of his position because of what he allegedly posted on Craigslist. Waggoner is accused …

Former Okla. State Senator Ralph Shortey indicted

Former Okla. State Senator Ralph Shortey indicted on child porn charges

I originally posted about former Oklahoma State Senator Ralph Shortey here. Back in March, he was caught in a motel with a 17-year-old boy he met through craigslist, who Shortey was allegedly paying for sex. When asked about the situation, Shortey reportedly said “he was just there to hang out with his friend.” More recently, …

2nd man charged in craigslist killing of Vicente Cruz

2nd man charged in craigslist killing of Vicente Cruz

In addition to the arrest of 34-year-old Davis Rios, police in San Antonio also arrested 39-year-old Gilbert George Moran, in the alleged craigslist killing of Vicente Cruz in Atlanta, Georgia. Back in May, Mr. Cruz went missing after going to sell his truck on craigslist and never returned, His truck was found abandoned and his …