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The charges against Backpage. The indictment said the site contended it tried to prevent prostitution ads, but investigators determined that was not the case and that owners declined to take steps to confront the problem. Photos and words that were indicative of prostitution were removed before such ads were run, according to the indictment.
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Hours later, the site was shut down. The shutdown came hours after the FBI arrived at the home of Michael Lacey, who founded the site and was the publisher of newspapers including the Phoenix New Times. The notice on Backpage indicates that the feds are working with the attorneys general of California and Texas.
Don't have an account yet? Get the most out of your experience with a personalized all-access pass to everything local on events, music, restaurants, news and more. As their legal woes mounted, the founders of the online listings giant Backpage.
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