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Man Convicted in Murder of Craigslist Prostitute: I originally posted about Chad Johnson (not Ochocinco) here. He was arrested last year for strangling, Jennifer Papain, a prostitute that he met on craigslist to death after she refused to give his money back. Johnson buried her in a shallow grave somewhere near the Long Island Expressway. …

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Authorities Search for Victims of Possible Serial Rapist: Authorities in Douglas County, Georgia believe that 26-year-old Calvin Gene of Dallas, Georgia is a serial rapist that uses craigslist to find his victims. Police say that Gene is responsible for three rapes in Dekalb and Douglas Counties of women that were allegedly craigslist escorts. The rapes …

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Man found guilty in Craigslist slaying: Man convicted of Craigslist murder gets life: This past week Nathaniel Edwin Briscoe was convicted in the Austin, Texas murder of craigslist prostitute Amy Elizabeth Dickey and sentenced to life in prison. It’s a shame he didn’t get the death penalty. Briscoe strangled Dickey using his bare hands and …

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Trial opens in Craigslist killing: Murder defendant was very talkative in interview with police: Defendant’s father puts son near scene of prostitute’s body: I originally posted about this murder in May of 2009. At the time I suspected that there was a craigslist connection however there was no definitive information about the craigslist connection at …

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Craigslist says no plans to resume sex ads in the United States: A craigslist representative by the name of William “Clint” Powell testified before a congressional committee yesterday that craigslist has no plans to resume the adult services section of its site in the U.S. Powell is the director of customer service and law enforcement …

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Craigslist Pulls ‘Censored’ Label From Sex Ads Area: Craigslist removed the censored bar from where the adult services link was and lo and behold there was no adult services link underneath. As of right now there is no adult services section on U.S. versions of craigslist. I’m not ready to celebrate yet because craigslist has …

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Polls Show Netizens Oppose Craigslist Censorship: PCWorld is reporting that most participants of online polls oppose the removal of the adult services section on craigslist. That’s all well and good but as large as the internet is these polls only reflect a very small part of our entire society. Look at it this way. If …

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Craigslist adult-services revenue soared: New figures for 2010 — $44.4 million: You know how I’m always talking about how craigslist has $30 Million in reasons as to why they won’t remove the sex ads from their site. I get that figure from the AIM Group who says that craigslist was on their way to earning …

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Hub escort service cheers Craigslist ad shutdown: I am extremely repulsed by this article. A woman who runs an ‘escort service’ in the Boston area is celebrating craigslist’s alleged shutdown of the adult services section. She basically refers to the women who ‘work’ for her as inventory… “My business will definitely pick up,” said Julie, …

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So far craigslist has still not issued a comment about the censored bar except for Susan MacTavish Best saying “Sorry, no statement.” However there are some new aspects to the story. Some outlets are reporting that the prostitution and human trafficking ads are migrating to the casual encounters section. I don’t doubt they are but …

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