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28 September 2021

Backpage Wins Mistrial in Prostitution and Bitcoin Money Laundering Case - Decrypt

Backpage Wins Mistrial in Prostitution and Bitcoin Money Laundering Case - Decrypt


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Federal prosecutors have been taking former classifieds website Backpage to task over allegations of facilitating child sex trafficking, with one government witness testifying that sex work doesn't exist; only sexual exploitation. .

Only one problem: Backpage's founders aren't on trial for child sex trafficking—they're facing charges that their site facilitated prostitution across state lines and that they laundered money using Bitcoin after payment processors cut off the site.

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