Tag: Jim Larkin


Backpage trial set for January 2020

Backpage trial set for January 2020

A January 2020 trial has been set in federal court in Phoenix, Ariz., for the seven remaining defendants in the Backpage.com prostitution-advertising and money-laundering case.


Backpage slams California AG; seeks dismissal of all sex charges

Backpage slams California AG; seeks dismissal of all sex charges

An attorney for Backpage.com have filed a motion for dismissal of all of the sex charges filed against CEO Carl Ferrer, Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin, saying they were flatly illegal. In a letter to California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris, the attorney pointed out that she specifically stated in 2013 that Backpage could not be charged under the law.