2017 Internet Crimes Lead to Criminal Charges

Internet Crime: How Some Sites and Apps Can Result in Criminal Charges

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If you’ve ever tried to go without technology for an extended period of time, you know how integral it has become in all aspects of our lives. From picking out restaurants, googling pressing questions, to catching up with long lost friends, social media and various apps help make life so much easier. With all of that ease and luxury, it’s …

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BACKPAGE CEO NOT CHARGED FOR SEX CRIMES, GIVES RISE TO CRIMINAL DEFENSE ISSUES

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Last month, California attorney, Kamala Harris, swung hard at Backpage.com CEO, Carl Ferrer, as she tried to charge him with nine counts of pimping, five of which cases she alleged involved minors. Her efforts to put Ferrer behind bars consisted of accusing Ferrer of profiting off of illegal activity found on his sites, primarily prostitution and sexual exploitation. This court …

Tagged.com Underage and Prostitution Sex Stings Castillo Law AZ

Tagged.com Underage and Prostitution Sex Stings

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Video: Tagged.com Underage and Prostitution Sex Stings Start Transcript: Tagged.com Underage and Prostitution Sex Stings I wanted to talk to you about a new website that has police presence and that website is known as Tagged. Tagged is a website that individuals might go to to find relationships, either friendly relationships or romantic relationships. Now what you need to be …

BackPage.com Sex Sting Update 2015

BackPage.com Sex Sting Update 2015

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Video: BackPage Sex Sting Update 2015 Start Transcript: BackPage Sex Sting Update 2015 Last year, I did a video regarding backpage.com. As many of you might remember, we talked about the fact that here in Arizona, law enforcement was trying to clean up the valley and ensure that we sent out a message that there would not be any trafficking …

Backpage.com Sex Sting Phone Lists

Backpage.com Sex Sting Phone Lists

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Video: Backpage.com Sex Sting Phone Lists Start Transcript: Backpage.com Sex Sting Phone Lists Something else that law enforcement is doing on backpage.com, they are keeping lists. If you are placed on one of these lists, when you call in, they may tell you not to call this number again. Keep in mind that if you are that person that they …

Will Arizona See More Sex Trafficking due to the Super bowl?

Will Arizona See More Sex Trafficking Due to the Super Bowl?

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Rumors of increased sex trafficking during the Super Bowl swarm the field well before the players on game day. According to popular belief, the Super Bowl is notorious for being a target spot for sex trafficking and prostitution. In a key press release in 2013, Texas Attorney General, Gregg Abbott, said, “The Super Bowl is the single largest human trafficking …

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AZ Republic Article on Backpage.com Sex Sting Arrests

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An Arizona Republic article discussing the same issue we have posted about a few times here: Phoenix area police operating sex sting operations on Backpage.com resulting in child prostitution arrests that appear very “bait and switch”. At Castillo Law we have worked to defend a number of these cases and the details in this article spell out the challenges we …

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Video Blog: Backpage.com and Sex Stings in AZ

Cindy Castillo Sex Crime, Arizona Law, Backpage.com Sex Stings

Start transcription for Backpage.com sex stings in AZ Hi, my name is Cindy Castillo, with Castillo Law. Today I’d like to talk to you about Backpage.com ads. The State of Arizona is preparing for the Super Bowl in 2015. In an effort to clean-up our state, the State of Arizona and law-enforcement officers has said, “We are not going to …