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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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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“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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Scary Future for Cowardly Corporate Yes-men

Tony Ortega has been complaining about Kamala Harris, probably at the behest of his former Backpage bosses, James Larkin and Michael Lacey. 

As it happens, Kamala Harris’s political rise was propelled by a year-long, high-profile campaign against known sex traffickers like the bosses who oversaw Backpage. And the fact that she helped throw

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Backpage: Subpoena Blitz

It’s no secret Michael Lacey and James Larkin built on the backs of (let’s be generous here) ‘questionable’ motives and a couple of key legal loopholes.

With Section 230 as their weapon, they pushed their way into the court system. At first it seemed the side of law and decency was losing

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Backpage: Like Rats Fleeing a Sinking Ship

“They love to inflate the numbers by talking about children ‘at risk’ of exploitation.”

That was how Backpage boss Michael Lacey characterized the work of the experts at the Crimes Against Children Research Center on the subject of child sex trafficking. In that statement, Lacey highlights his callous indifference to suffering

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Backpage Boss Breaks Silence

It’s that time again! Time for your Backpage Sex Peddling trial update, brought to you by Tony Ortega and his criminally indicted bosses.

This week, we heard the first words Backpage.com co-founder and Tony Ortega’s former boss, Michael Lacey, offered about allegations he faces for running a prostitution ring and shady money laundering operation.

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Backpage, Tony Ortega and The Company You Keep

Over the past decade or more, marketing for prostitution began to migrate to the Internet, as website operators have sought to enable buyers and sellers of sex to maintain their anonymity and minimize the risk of detection by law enforcement.

Named for the infamous “Back Page” of the Village Voice newspaper, Backpage.com became the

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Here is why Tony Ortega will never speak out against Backpage dot com

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The Fall of Tony Ortega

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