SHEBOYGAN – Local authorities contend they are benefiting after a personality of a website, indicted of organizing and profiting off a tellurian sex trade, was arrested.
On Thursday, Oct 6th, a CEO of Backpage, Carl Ferrer, was arrested in Texas and indicted of pimping children. The 55-year-old’s website has been called a “hub for a bootleg sex trade.” Prosecutors contend Ferrer intentionally pocketed millions of dollars as a formula of ads posted to this site, offered adults and children for sex.
“Backpage is a site where we typically find escorts advertised. Humans for sale,” pronounced Tamara Remington, Sheboygan military detective.
Remington specializes in tellurian trafficking cases. She called Ferrer’s detain a victory. Next, she hopes a site shuts down altogether.
“There are no geographical boundaries. No office is defence from this,” pronounced Remington.
Remington pronounced she’s now operative on 7 cases of adult or child sex trafficking cases that engage or issue on Backpage. She says Backpage has traditionally been a many prevalent passage for these crimes though they’ve been discovered.
Sheboygan military have also incited to impediment and prosecuting “Johns,” though still, tellurian trafficking continues to spread. Remington pronounced investigators’ best collection in enormous down on sex crimes are mostly victims and witnesses.
“We’ve built a bonds, a trust with a several people who have finished adult disclosing victimization,” pronounced Remington.
Advocates in Sheboygan will be organizing a travel that will take place downtown to pull courtesy to tellurian rights issues.
The Sheboygan Police Department is also looking to settle a transitory residence for victims in a community.