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If you’ve been reading this site for any substantial amount of time, you’ll recognize the name Tom Dart. He is the Sheriff of Cook County, Illinois, which is one of the largest jurisdictions in the country. Sheriff Dart is also one of the most dedicated opponents of Backpage. He is largely credited as being the …

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In the run up to Super Bowl weekend Cook County (Ill.) Sheriff Tom Dart placed ads on Backpage stating that they will be conducting prostitution stings using Backpage. They were still able to arrest 60 people. As funny as that is that’s not really why I wanted to talk about this article. Once again we …

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Aurora man charged with soliciting teen for sex on Craigslist: 44-year-old John E. Jones of Aurora, Illinois (party on Wayne) was arrested for allegedly soliciting a 13-year-old girl for sex on craigslist. After responding to an ad on craigslist Jones allegedly said he wanted to take the girl’s virginity all the while cognizant of her …

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Judge: Craigslist not liable for prostitution ads: The lawsuit filed against craigslist by Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart has been dismissed by a U.S. District Judge. If you’ll recall Sheriff Dart filed a highly publicized lawsuit against craigslist for their thinly veiled ads for prostitution. At one point Sheriff Dart called craigslist the biggest pimp …

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Officials say Craigslist is still selling sex: Cook County, Illinois Sheriff Tom Dart says that he is not dropping his lawsuit against craigslist and that they are basically yanking his chain when it comes to their boasts about curbing prostitution on their site. “It makes me wonder, do they really think I’m sort of stupid, …

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Craigslist still offering a ‘good time’: As we all know Cook County, Ill. Sheriff Tom Dart has filed a lawsuit against craigslist and Sheriff Dart personally called craigslist the largest pimp in the country. Well now the Cook County Sheriff’s Department is commenting on the recent ‘changes’ craigslist has put into place. “It’s a little …

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Craigslist: Anything You Want… Anytime: Just doing a little more catch up on these craigslist articles. This one is from 48 Hours with a particular quote from Cook County, Ill. Sheriff Tom Dart about craigslist’s erotic services section… Craigslist prostitution is such a problem in the Chicago area that Cook County Sheriff Thomas Dart says …

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“Now Comes Thomas Dart…”: Jim Buckmaster, CEO of craigslist, has responded to the Cook County Sheriff’s lawsuit on the official craigslist blog. He calls the suit not well founded in law then touts the ‘virtues’ of craigslist as it relates to their crime-stopping abilities. craigslist is an extremely unwise choice for those intent on committing …

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Cook County sheriff sues Craigslist over sex ads: The Cook County Sheriff’s Department in Illinois has filed a federal lawsuit against craigslist claiming that they are the largest source of prostitution in America. It’s kind of hard to argue with that. “They’ve actually catered their site so it facilitates (prostitution), where you can actually and …

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Sheriff wants Craigslist to drop ads for erotic services: The Cook County Sheriff’s Department in Illinois wants craigslist to shut down their erotic services section for various reasons. Two of which are… When a Cook County sheriff’s investigator posed as a 14-year-old girl looking for sex online earlier this year, this was one of the …

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