Visa and Mastercard Announce Bold New Stand Against Ortega-empowered Sex Traffickers

Terrific news announced Friday, as Mastercard and Visa have vowed to join the fight against those using Tony Ortega’s rehashed pro-sex trafficking rhetoric.

The two largest credit card companies in America have made it abundantly clear that the old arguments Tony Ortega used to defend his child sex-trafficking pals over at Backpage are

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Backpage May Be Dead But Its Horrors Live On

Recently we reported to our readers about the New York Times’ Nicholas Kristof article. Today, it seems the bombshell ripple effect it’s created has just about everyone talking.

We compared the subject of Kristof’s article, Pornhub, to the sex trafficking clearinghouse Tony Ortega shilled for and suggested the argumentation now being used by Pornhub

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Tony Ortega Remains Mute As Proof Of Backpage Bodycount Continues To Rise

Aaron Drumheller

Ortega continues his petulant silence on the subject as further evidence of Backpage’s bloody history continues to surface.

We’ve been saying this for so long now it’s starting to sound like a broken record. But then, Tony Ortega is not an individual known for having a varied history of creativity. He is,

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Ortega’s Words Come Back To Haunt Him

Tony Ortega Backpage Apologist

Yesterday we suggested that Tony Ortega, and his fellow band of henchmen, are long overdue to receive comeuppance for their misdeeds for aiding and abetting Backpage during the horrific run of its illicit human sex trafficking crime spree.

We reported to you how a federal grand jury issued yet another

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A Taste Of Long Overdue Justice

Tony Ortega Backpage Apologist

The more we read about Tony Ortega, the more urgent we feel about authorities stepping in to do something. We felt this way when we first learned about the crackpot theories he was peddling to trashy alt publications. 

And while we don’t wish to underplay the seriousness of Tony

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Anything To Avoid Justice: Backpage’s Absurd New Legal Strategy

If it is own thing we all know about the slimy executives of the Backpage sex trafficking syndicate, it is this: they will use every dirty, underhanded trick in the book to slither off the hook.

Maybe it’s a trick they learned from their pitchman, Tony Ortega. One thing is certain, however, this past

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Out Of The Frying Pan And Into The Fire

The United States saw the passage of  Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act (SESTA and Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act (FOSTA), a bill that held websites criminally responsible for facilitating all forms of illegal sex trafficking, and which shuttered a host of platforms used by pimps and prostitutes alike to advertise their sexual services. Since that

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Is Tony Ortega A Proponent of Torture?

If you buy the lies Tony Ortega has advanced during his stint as the mouth piece for the human sex trafficking website Backpage, odds are you are under the delusion that prostitution is merely an economic choice or a victimless crime.  

To listen to Tony Ortega you’d think being trafficked for the sex

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Reaping What They Sowed: Ortega, Village Voice and The Backpage Conspirators

When Craigslist closed its “adult” section, Backpage became the go-to online spot for illegal sex listings. Its presence grew to be ubiquitous across the United States, making it the target of numerous law enforcement and attorneys general. 

Despite Tony Ortega’s whining to contrary. 

Despite his list of deceptive excuses as long as your arm. 

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“If You Can’t Beat ‘Em With Truth, Lie More Loudly”

Today we return to the in-depth look we’ve been taking a look at a telling editorial published by CNN in the early days of Backpage, some six years before the sex trafficking platform’s federally-enforced shutdown.

We say ‘telling’ because it is simply remarkable to look back at contemporary reporting at the time Backpage began

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