Subscriber active since. Because it is so easy to use, Craigslist has essentially taken the place of newspaper in real estate, jobs, and personals.
It was just reported that Craigslist receives one-third of their revenue from sex. It's a no-brainer that a portion of these are promoting prostitution, which is illegal in the U. A recent case involves an ad posted by a Chappaqua, NY woman seeking "upscale men.
Members of the Gambino crime family have also been charged for trafficking women online through the site. One of the girls involved is purported to be 15 years-old.
Too bad for the repliers since the ad was created by some guy named Jason Fortuny. Fortuny proceeded to turn all the names, pictures, and contact information into a LiveJournal ; revealing everyone who replied. Source: Wired.
On April 5,a post titled "Looking for Lust" was written in the perspective of a married "soccer mom" seeking strangers to engage in group sex. The "soccer mom" wrote that she wanted to "please as many as I can before I go to work! Turns out the woman living at that address did NOT write the post.
We can imagine there were awkward moments aplenty as numerous men physically replied to the ad. According to police, one man showed up at the wrong address and sexually assaulted the year-old woman. Source: CBS. Recently, a New York man listed his sons, ages 1 and 2 years old, for sale on Craigslist.
The man claimed it was a joke, but he is due in court next month. Two years ago, a Vancouver couple created a posting that read this: "A new baby girl, seven days old, healthy and very cute Can't afford and unexpected.
Looking for a good home. Please call ASAP.
Oakland, California police are warning people of fraudulent Craigslist. Instead of buying something they wanted, those who replied would instead have a gun pointed at their he.
Other Craigslist robberies at gunpoint have taken place in Chicago twiceAkronand Durham. Police arrested a Brooklyn man for allegedly selling cocaine through Craigslist.
In the sting, the dealer and undercover cops completed the transaction in a Starbucks right around the corner from Business Insider. California police are also cracking down on the illegal sale of marijuana through Craigslist, and they have arrested two men for selling "marijuana clones" — weed with increased potency.
A second year medical student at Boston University, named the "Craigslist Killer" by the media -- allegedly murdered a masseuse from New York City after contacting her through Craigslist.
Police also think the "Craigslist Killer" is responsible for robbing two other women who advertised through the site. Hundley's Craigslist client read from a script and told Mrs. Phillips about her husband's infidelity.
She then left multiple voics with direction from Hundley. Source: NY Post. Weber created an ad asking for oral sex, amongst other sexual favors.
Details of the night are pretty grisly as Weber's dead body was found with 50 stab wounds. For you.
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Prostitution is a perpetual problem on Craigslist. The "Soccer Mom" Orgy.
The Babies For Sale. The Drugs.
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