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Several Arrests in Downtown Springfield Prostitution Ring:

Police in Springfield, Missouri busted an elaborate prostitution ring recently and I wanted to point out this quote from the article…

An undercover officer confronted and interviewed one of the women involved. She told police a man and woman who rent the rooms would arrange the meetings with men through a website called

What does that sound like to you? To me, that sounds a whole hell of a lot like human trafficking.

Yet Backpage says that they’re doing all they can to prevent trafficking on their sites. I guess by doing everything they can they mean raising the adult ad rates.

Thanks to Phyllis for the tip.

One thought on “Backpage prostitution bust in Springfield, MO

  1. Phyllie417 says:

    I live close to Springfield. It’s not a huge town, but it has many less fortunate people living in the area of this crime. There are a few shelters near this building, and many people living on the street. This whole mess is just dispicable!


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