Due to a criminal complaint filed in California on September 26, Backpage.com CEO Carl Ferrer has been charged with nine counts of “pimping, attempted pimping, pimping minors, and criminal conspiracy,” according to AVN. The charges revolve around Backpage’s voluminous escort ads, which cater to both men and women. Organized much in the same way as Craigslist’s [...]
Backpage.com CEO was arrested in Texas on allegations that his Internet site "is a hub for the illegal sex trade." Carl Ferrer was extradited to a Calif. jail on Friday and is being held without bail.
Carl Ferrer was arrested on charges of pimping a minor, pimping and conspiracy to commit pimping
Carl Ferrer, the chief executive of a classifieds website that allows users to post escort ads, was arrested in Texas on Thursday. He faces felony charges, including pimping a minor.
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 6 - Carl Ferrer, the chief executive of advertising website Backpage.com, was arrested on Thursday on criminal charges including pimping, as authorities investigate the company which has been accused of facilitati...