Category «MyRedbook»

Two plead guilty to child prostitution on MyRedbook

When I posted about former owner of MyRedbook, Eric Omuro, being prosecuted and convicted of facilitating prostitution one of the reactions I received was that MyRedbook was ‘different’ and that no children were being trafficked on the site. The federal government may disagree since recently two men from San Jose, California, pleaded guilty to trafficking …

Sex trafficking website owner pleads guilty

Unfortunately it wasn’t anyone from Backpage. I originally posted about Eric Omuro here. He was the operator of escort website MyRedbook when he was arrested by the FBI on prostitution and money laundering charges back in June. Earlier this month Omuro pleaded guilty to facilitating prostitution. Omuro admitted that the website hosted advertisements posted by …

FBI shuts down major sex trafficking site. Is Backpage next?

This time the answer could be maybe. The San Francisco office of the FBI recently announced that they had shut down ‘escort’ site MyReddbook and arrested its proprietor Eric Omuro. He’s been charged with facilitating prostitution and money laundering. The FBI has also taken possession of the website and visitors to the site are greeted …

Three Milpitas prostitutes attacked

Suspected prostitutes report attacks in Milpitas: Three prostitutes from Milpitas, California have been robbed since June and one was sexually assaulted. All said that it happened after arranging meetings through craigslist or MyRedBook. One of the victims is 17-years-old. Police believe it’s the work of the same group of people each time.