Parallels Raise Questions About “Tony Ortega’s Smoking Gun”

The other day we told you about the alarming parallel that seems to exist between recent stories of Backpage’s sexual exploitation of young women for financial gain going viral and the exploits of real life criminals in charge. Tony Ortega’s sham coverup, shilling for this soulless corporation is connecting with readers and needs investigating.

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Another Explosive Backpage Article Goes Viral

The other day we were first to break the story to our readers of a pending tv series based on an article about Backpage which went viral. Today we received news of a similar type story – another damning article dealing with the underage sex trafficking mill and the human vermin like Tony Ortega

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Tony Ortega: All in the Family

Tony Ortega and his equally suspect wife, Arielle Silverstein, have a history of palling around with some of the worst of the worst.

In the same way Tony Ortega went to bat for his old bosses Michael Lacey and James Larkin over at the Backpage in their pursuit of building a half-billion dollar

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The Downfall of Backpage: Coming to a TV Near You

It’s not often we follow entertainment news here on the blog but today something came across the transom that we just couldn’t ignore.

Last year Christine Biederman, who spends her time as a lawyer and part time investigative reporter based out of Dallas, Texas, wrote an incredibly damning exposé on the Backpage empire

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Backpage and Its Basement Dwelling Scumbags

As far as we know Tony Ortega is not a registered sex offender but that doesn’t mean he doesn’t share a many of the same attributes the pimps and sex-peddlers he vociferously and viciously advocated on behalf of during his shameful tenure as Editor-in-Chief of the Village Voice.

Maybe that’s why today’s story in

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Human Trafficking Enthusiast Uses Fakes Name to Obscure Crimes

No, the above headline isn’t in reference to Tony Ortega (though you could be forgiven for thinking so, given his history of faking identities online and helping to coverup sex trafficking crimes.)

This story involves an entirely different scumbag charged with human trafficking and the online promotion of underage sex workers. While Tony

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Tony Ortega: Making Enemies for Life

We’ve been taking a look lately at precisely how executives and paid hatchet men like Tony Ortega who worked at the Village Voice and Phoenix New Times actively engaged in gaslighting any and all who stepped forward voicing concern about the countless child victims being trafficked year after year on Backpage.

Tony Ortega

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Tony Ortega: Defending the Indefensible With the Same Lies

“We’re being told that there’s a widespread, growing and out-of-control problem to fear in our country. And it has a catchy name: ‘trafficking. The actual data behind this ‘epidemic’ is wanting in the extreme. It involves guesses by activist professors, junk science by nonprofit groups trying to extract money from Congress…” – Tony

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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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