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22 men indicted in Backpage child prostitution sting

Classifieds crime blotter

In Brentwood, Tennessee, 22 men were arrested and indicted after a four-day sting involving child prostitution on Backpage. Two female agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) posed as girls, ages 14 and 16, being prostituted on Backpage. The 22 men who were arrested were said to be well aware of the age of …

Why you shouldn’t be a craigslist vigilante

Man Shot After Craigslist Sting Goes Awry: It’s no secret that a lot of stolen goods are put up for sale on craigslist. Every once in a while you’ll see a story where a civilian got their items back by performing an amateur sting on the suspect. I don’t post these stories for the potential …