Is There Really Any Difference Between Tony Ortega and The Backpage Pimps He Protected?

Previous we here at the blog reported to our readers on the absolutely nightmarish saga of a Backpage pimp from Houston Texas named David Mearis who received the largest sentence we’ve yet seen in connection with the human sex trafficking scam Tony Ortega advocated on behalf of for years.

We noted at the time

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Ortega’s Pals And The Pandemic of Child Sex Trafficking

Cyntoia Brown

The scourge of human sex trafficking Backpage unleashed on an unsuspecting world has yet to be resolved.

Though Tony Ortega’s child sex selling pals may have been apprehended and forced to await judgement for the part they played in the largest illegal prostitution racket this country has ever seen, the

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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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Restitution For The Wronged

The clock is counting down to what some are calling the trial of the century, namely the federal case against Backpage pimp kingpins Michael Lacey and James Larkin, et al. 

Slated to begin in the summer of 2021, speculation is running rampant as to just how much jail time these kingpins will find

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“An Especially Heinous Person”

We’re used to seeing Tony Ortega stories on the bottom wrung of cheap supermarkets, hidden among the dreck of off-brand, tabloids given away free to line the bottoms of birdcages, It’s not often we find Tony Ortega-related stories in the pages of the Military Times, but these are strange days we are living in. 

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Backpage Trial Update: “Dirty Tricksters”

In the world of ligation there are no shortage of dirty tricks for those unscrupulous enough to employ them. This seems to be the case especially when those charged with a crime understand how weak their legal defense is and, more importantly, just how guilty they are of the charges before them. This certainly

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Backpage Co-conspirators Beware: The Lawsuits Are Coming

We’ve long known that law enforcement takes a very dim view of those who give aid and assistance to known sex traffickers. Increasingly, the legal system is demonstrating a similar view, by allowing more and more cases to proceed against those who partnered with Backpage to exploit underage children and vulnerable women.

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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

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In A Post-Backpage Era, A New Anti-Sex Trafficking Hero Emerges (To Clean Up The Corruption Tony Ortega Helped Spread)

Online industries have been in a lot of hot water lately: hate speech, financial scams, undermined elections and — thanks to sites like Backpage — sex trafficking.

Up to now tech companies have largely avoided legal consequences, owing to a landmark 1996 law which protects them from lawsuits.

Today that federal law, Section 230 of

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Translating Abuse into Cash

To put it simply, the aftermath of the world’s largest child-sex ring, Backpage, has been ugly. While some of the online pimps Tony Ortega once defended as ‘expressing their First Amendment rights’ have been brought to justice for illegally trafficking exploited women and underage girls, many remain at large.

The wake of Backpage’s demise

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