Sale of Sex Thriving Despite Backpage’s Ad Elimination

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In the midst of a Senate investigation, a federal grand jury inquiry in Arizona, two federal lawsuits and California criminal charges accusing’s operators of pimping children, the website bowed to pressure in January and replaced its sex ads with the word “Censored” in red. Now, some women are advertising their services through the site's dating section, the New York Times Want to read more? Please subscribe to The Crime Report!