The website is similar to sites like Craigslist. But Back. Worldwide revenue from sex on Back.
The affidavit also alleges that Ferrer expanded Back. The Senate unanimously voted in March to hold the company in contempt for failing to comply with a congressional subpoena into how it screens for possible sex trafficking.
The vote marked the first time in two decades the Senate voted to hold someone in contempt. But the U. Supreme Court told the company last month to turn over records sought as part of a congressional investigation into human trafficking over the internet.
Senate investigators say Back. Ferrer is facing several felony pimping charges in California, including pimping a minor. Under state law, felony pimping is defined as making money off prostitutes or soliciting customers for prostitution.
Ferrer, who lives in the Dallas area, waived extradition to California during a court hearing Friday morning in Houston. He was arrested in Houston on Thursday after arriving on a flight from Amsterdam.
The local prosecutor said he was expected to be flown to California later Friday. Arrest warrants have also been issued for Back.
What is Back. State agents have raided the Dallas headquarters of adult classified ad portal Back and arrested Chief Executive Officer Ferrer. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton alleges that adult and child sex-trafficking victims had been forced into prostitution through escort posted on the site. Paxton announced that Ferrer had been arrested Thursday, Oct. Connect with the definitive source for global and local news.
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