CEO Of Backpage.com Arrested On Charges Of Pimping A Minor On His Website — Get The Disgusting Details!
If you're not familiar with Backpage.com, it may just be because you're not into hookers.
You might remember, Backpage is the SAME website on which Zola, the woman with the CRAAAZY Twitter story, had a profile created for her thanks to her friend.
The classified advertising site is widely known for being used by escorts, making chief executive Carl Ferrer kind of a cyber pimp.
But his new title is defendant — as he's just been charged with conspiracy and pimping a minor!
Carl was arrested on Thursday in Texas on a California warrant after he arrived on a flight in Houston from Amsterdam. The arrest was part of a three-year investigation between both States of California and Texas that found minors had used the site for prostitution.
The 15-year-old girl who is at the center of the case testified she was pushed into prostitution at only 13 and used Backpage.com to advertise, saying: