Sex Marketplace ‘Backpage’ Used Bitcoin For Money Laundering: DOJ


The classified sex-advertising website Backpage.com used cryptocurrency exchanges to launder millions of dollars in bitcoin. That’s what the U.S. Department of Justice alleged in a bombshell 93-page federal indictment which accused the online sex marketplace of money-laundering, conspiracy, and facilitating prostitution. The Department of Justice shut down the website last week amid findings that it promoted

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Posted by Samantha Chang on April 13, 2018 @ https://www.ccn.com/sex-marketplace-backpage-used-bitcoin-for-money-laundering-doj/

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