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 …