According to the criminal complaint, in January 2017 a detective with the Woodbury Police Department found an advertisement for commercial sex on the dating section of Backpage.com. As the escort section has been removed, several traffickers post to
The mother of a 16-year-old Chicago girl found dead in a Markham garage on Christmas Eve has filed suit against Backpage.com, the classified website where sex ads featuring the teen were allegedly posted. In a suit filed Wednesday in Cook County
In January 2017, Backpage.com closed its escort section of the website, and some of those ads now appeared under the "dating" section of the website. A detective flagged a photo of a woman in lingerie was posted in this section with a phone number that
In an effort comparable to Sherlock Holmes solving his first great case, I did some digging and landed on Lucas Yancey's personal website and LinkedIn page. He's listed as a Real Estate Investor and Actor/Director on LinkedIn — no mention of Whaboom.
Backpage pulled its escort page this January. But Vice Commander Curtis Williams told Winne that ads for prostitution -- though they use code words -- simply moved to elsewhere on the site. "It's under the dating site at this point," Commander Williams