Backpage
April 9, 2018


The domain name Backpage.com was seized by law enforcement after the arrest of its owners and operators for allegations of “conspiracy to facilitate prostitution using a facility in interstate or foreign commerce, facilitating prostitution using a facility in interstate or foreign commerce, conspiracy to commit money laundering, concealment money laundering, international promotional money laundering, and transactional money laundering.” The site hosted classified advertisements before it was seized by authorities. [s]