The Trench Reynolds Report

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Backpage attorney Liz Mcougall has finally commented on the arrest of Backpage CEO Carl Ferrer on pimping charges. This past week she had the following to say… The attorney for Backpage.com is blasting the raid on the online classified ad portal’s Dallas headquarters and the arrest of chief executive Carl Ferrer as “an election year …

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Village Voice newspaper chain to split from controversial ad site: In a surprising move, surprising to me anyway, Village Voice Media has decided to split Backpage off into its own company. This will result in a new company called Voice Media Group to handle the newspapers while Backpage continues to make money off of the …

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2 women post $10K bail on new Oxford massage parlor charges: This is an article from the Worcester Telegram about Lanyun Ma, 42, and Wei Ma, 22, who were both charged with human trafficking while running a backpage advertised massage parlor in Oxford, Mass. However instead of focusing on the horrors of human sex trafficking …

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Charge: Online pimp rented out, raped runaway girl: 29-year-old David J. Anderson of Yakima, Washington has not only been charged in King County for allegedly prostituting a 14-year-old girl on the Village Voice Media owned Backpage.com but he’s also been charged with raping the girl as well. When Anderson was arrested by the King County …

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Men charged with pimping teens in Atlanta area: Alleged gang members plead not guilty to sex trafficking: Alleged members of Atlanta-based gang Da M.O.B. are accused of raping and prostituting girls as young as 14. They allegedly used the Village Voice Media owned Backpage.com to turn out the girls. Those charged are Fabian Terran Murray, …

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Police: Men held prostitutes at gunpoint, refused to pay them: The headline more than betrays the actual crime in my opinion. In Altamonte Springs, Florida police arrested Corey Manuel, 21, and Branden Johnson, 20, for allegedly using the Village Voice Media owned backpage.com to find prostitutes, holding them at gunpoint, forcing them to have sex …

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2 runaways are found via sex ads on website: Dead behind the eyes meth face up there is 29-year-old Meranda L. Warborg of Minneapolis, Minnesota. She’s been charged with assisting others in prostituting two teenage runaways on the Village Voice Media owned Backpage.com. The girls, ages 15 and 17, ran away from Eau Claire Wisconsin …

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Backpage.com led to exploitation, says suit involving 2 Pierce girls: 3 Washington teenagers sue Backpage.com: Speaking of Backpage, Washington and lawsuits, because we were you know, three teenage girls from Washington State are suing the Village Voice Media owned Backpage.com. The suit alleges that Backpage did little or nothing to prevent the girls from being …

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US Judge Grants Injunction in Backpage.com Lawsuit: Last week a federal judge granted an injunction against a Washington state law that would require sites like Backpage to verify the ages of the women being advertised in their adult section. The decision U.S. District Judge Ricardo S. Martinez issued Friday stops the law from taking effect …

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