- Human Trafficking
- Litigation Case Document
Complaint filed in Sojourner Center v. Backpage.com et al. on February 7, 2017 in U.S. District Court, District of Arizona.
Summary of the Case
This case seeks to hold Backpage.com accountable for creating online content designed to facilitate sex trafficking and for deliberately obscuring evidence of criminal behavior to ensure that they continue to profit from the exploitation of children for sex. Defendants made millions of dollars in profits each year from websites they designed that they knew were being used for illegal sex trafficking, including of children.