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Targeting:Sue Belair (Senior VP), Ronni Gaun (National Sales Director), Michael Lacey (Executive Editor), and Carl Ferrer (VP Sales and Marketing, Backpage.com) Sue Belair (Senior VP), Ronni Gaun (National Sales Director), Michael Lacey (Executive Editor), see more... Started by:Amanda Kloer
Child sex trafficking on Backpage.com, owned by Village Voice Media, is becoming a disturbing trend.
Earlier this week a Georgia man was arrested for pimping two 17-year-old girls around the Nashville area. Detectives responded to a suspicious ad on Backpage.com and drove to a motel. There, they found the teens and their 37-year-old pimp, as well as a laptop computer, likely used for the online advertising. Just four days prior to that, four people in Denver were arrested for forcing a teen girl into prostitution. They also advertised her sexual services, including semi-nude pictures, on Backpage. And last year, a South Dakota couple was arrested for selling underage girls for sex on .... wait for it ... Backpage.com yet again.
Please, ask Village Voice Media to stop child sex trafficking on Backpage.com.
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