Backpage.com CEO & shareholders criminally charged with money laundering

Tweet CEO & Shareholders Charged The Attorney General of California announced today that her office has filed new criminal charges against the CEO of Backpage.com and two of its controlling shareholders, charging them with 26 counts of money laundering and 13 counts of pimping children out for prostitution in connection with the website Backpage.com. According […]

Money laundering and human trafficking

Tweet Human trafficking – a serious and growing problem According to a report by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, the revenues of human traffickers is estimated to range from $5 billion to $9 billion annually. And according to a US State Department report published in 2011, approximately 12 million people, primarily women and […]

New York’s most expensive escort pleads guilty to money laundering

Tweet Former escort admits to money laundering Natalia McLennan, once touted as New York’s most expensive escort at $2,000 per hour, pleaded guilty to money laundering in New York City in connection with the operation of the New York escort agency, New York Confidential, where she worked as a prostitute. McLennan, who is from Montreal, […]

Escort agency indicted amid allegations of money laundering

Tweet Escort Agency indicted New York’s attorney general has indicted several corporations and 19 people in connection with an alleged prostitution and money laundering operation in New York and New Jersey that provided escort services and drugs. Several of the people indicted included clients who used the services, escorts, chauffeurs, den keepers and the shareholders […]