Another Backpage Loss Undermines Tony Ortega’s Lies

It’s been a turbulent few months for Tony Ortega’s former Backpage Bosses, James Larkin and Michael Lacey.

As court battle losses for Backpage and its malfeasance continue to mount before ‘the bosses’ own much anticipated trial, we can now add one more notable blow undermining Tony Ortega’s paper-thin defense of the whole Backpage

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The Tide is About to Change

“I really just want people to understand that nobody, unless they’ve lived this life, can honestly fathom the amount of pain and trauma that comes from Backpage. I suffer every day because of the things that happened to me years ago.”

The above quote comes from a woman Melanie Thompson who says

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New Suit Against Backpage Bosses Could Be Game Changer

Readers of this blog will need no reminding that Backpage was seized by the US Justice Department in April of 2018. It was then that Carl Ferrer flipped on his associates and pleaded guilty to conspiracy and money laundering, agreeing to cooperate with the ongoing federal investigation.

Readers will also remember that Jim

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When It Comes to Tony Ortega, We’ve Seen Enough

“Harvey Weinstein is on trial. Jeffery Epstein is no longer with us,” she said. “Dr. Larry Nassar is in prison and on one is selling children on Backpage.com. I know we as a community have done what we needed to do but I know there is more to do.”

These were the

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Without Tony Ortega

It’s interesting sometimes to note how with the trial against the crime syndicate that ran Backpage once more in the headlines, other folks have started refocusing their examination of the problem as well. Take for example the Justice Department, which just held a “summit” on Tuesday of this week, where officials touted convictions of

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Backpage Trial Watch: A Taste Of What’s to Come

It wasn’t that long ago that Backpage.com was considered something akin to the Walmart or Amazon of the sex industry, where people could find thousands of sex services listed on the classified ad website.

Previously we’ve told the story of how the site rocketed to popularity in 2010, around the time when Craigslist

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The President Declares War on Backpage-style Sex Trafficking

On the last day of 2019, the President proclaimed January to be “National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month,” calling the crime of trafficking an “affront to humanity that tragically reaches all parts of the world.” And having seen the mess Tony Ortega made of his so-called career while shilling for Backpage,

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Arielle Silverstein: Not That Naive

I’m not that naive. Corporate world always cares about money more than anything else. I’m not surprised by this story one bit… By the way – there was a commission hearing at the Israeli Knesset about the Ofer brothers with Iran. This hearing was stopped in the middle due to “security concerns”. I

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Tony Ortega Still Can’t Silence Experts on Child Sex Trafficking

Checking back in on the ongoing nightmare caused by the child sex traffickers at Backpage. This of course, is the same organization Tony Ortega would routinely shill for, often attacking the very victims and their advocates.

Only months ago, infamous sex trafficker Jeffery Epstein made news after he was re-arrested and awaiting trial

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Sex-trafficking Victim Faces Life for Killing Backpage Her Rapist, Tony Ortega Remains Silent

As if we needed more proof that known liar and child sex trade propagandist Tony Ortega has blood on his hands for the role he played in helping prop up Backpage in its billion dollar operation selling children for sex to online perverts, this the recent story which broke earlier in December is a chilling

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