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Portland woman accused of prostituting 3-year-old daughter on Backpage

Portland woman accused of prostituting 3-year-old daughter on Backpage

(Story broke 4/19/2017) 27-year-old Kelsey Wheeler, of Portland, Oregon is accused of allegedly offering her 3-year-old daughter for sex online. Wheeler reportedly placed ads on Backpage advertising ‘mother-daughter experiences’ and ‘taboos’. I guess those keywords are allowed to slip through Backpage’s so-called moderation tools. She was dimed out by a potential john who she is …

Backpage prostitute lived in fear from her trafficker

Backpage prostitute lived in fear from her trafficker

55-year-old Michael Miller of Arizona was arrested in Miami for allegedly prostituting a woman on Backpage and violently assaulting her. Miller is said to have been romantically involved with the woman in Arizona when he reportedly talked her in to prostituting herself on Backpage. By the time she realized she was just another body to …

The violence of a Backpage pimp in small town America

The violence of a Backpage pimp in small town America

As I’ve said in the past, too many people think that sex trafficking doesn’t happen where they live, and that it only happens in big cities. Have you ever heard of Auburn, Maine? I didn’t until I read this story. According to Wikipedia, the city has a population of roughly 23,000. That didn’t keep one …

Two different advocacy groups file lawsuits against Backpage

Two different advocacy groups file lawsuits against Backpage

A domestic violence shelter in Arizona and a human rights group in Florida have both filed lawsuits against Backpage claiming that Backpage was knowingly running a site for prostitution and human trafficking. The Sojourner Center in Phoenix, and Florida Abolitionist in Orlando, are both seeking unspecified damages from Backpage for the time, money and counseling …

Just more proof that it’s business as usual at Backpage

Backpage shuts down adult sections after Senate smackdown

I just wanted to share this article from the Miami Herald about how Backpage is still making money from sex ads while crying government persecution. The Herald talked to a woman who still uses Backpage to advertise her services for sex… A scan of Miami‚Äôs Backpage.com site quickly uncovers dozens of women and men like …