Come along with me as we go see
who the f#ck funds this shithole of depravity
that promotes trafficking for the global rape trade, AKA NONconsensual sex work.
It's time to
Follow. The. Money.
cc: @gametheorytoday @thespybrief @LincolnsBible
Hey, Google: WTF happened to your old motto, "Don't be evil?"
Hey, Google: why did Eric Schmidt resign in December?…
Backpage split from Village Voice Media in 2012. Because it was a "distraction."…
Backpage was then sold to a Dutch company in 2014, huh? Think AIVD is aware guys?
2014 = bigly important year, my friends.
It's the same year Zuck said US Gubmint is bad for "interwebz sekuriteeeee"…
So, this happened in October 2016:…
Silicon Valley fought this law tooth & nail. Ask yourself: why?…
The answer, as always with these shitbags, is money (cloaked in Buh Muh Free Speeeeeeeeeech).…
Here we go. Who owns Backpage? According to this Motion, these companies do: IC Holdings, LLC; Dartmoor Holdings, LLC; Atlantische Bedrijven C.V.; Kickapoo River Investments, LLC; Lupine Investments LLC; and Amstel River Holdings, LLC.…
(hi Akin Gump)
cc: @LincolnsBible
Dartmoor Holdings LLC. Linked to Website Technologies LLC.
Note OC WEEKLY on the above connection chart.
OC Weekly was sold in 2016 to Duncan McIntosh Company.…
This happened in October 2017:…
I finally read the entire, heartbreaking indictment. It's a doozy. Hard to get through. I'd like to point out these ex-journalists made their millions on the back of EXTREME HUMAN SUFFERING [allegedly🖕] .
But here are the most relevant Follow The Money parts:
C.F. =Carl Ferrer
Soapbox detour: The sheer callousness these people demonstrate is breathtaking. They have ZERO EMPATHY. They are MONSTERS, who clearly value PROFITS not PEOPLE.
Karma, honeys. Gotta love her.
Note: Cryptocurrency/Bitcoin. Concealment of Ownership. Refusing to use age verification software due to its impact on their profit margin.
Bank accounts in: Liechtenstein, Iceland, and the Netherlands.
wash, wash, wash.
More Bitcoin stuff. Note: asking about offshoring & wiring funds to Hungary (#BudapestBridge ring a bell, anyone?).
They outsourced sanitization of ads to India.
They outsourced foreign marketing to the Philippines.
The Philippines stuff is interesting, bec they were trying to basically gain market share in other countries with this tactic. What do we know about human trafficking in other countries?! it's often controlled by the MOB.
AND: breaking into the biz on someone else's turf? Shady
Note ALL the countries where they had a backpage domain name that was country-specific (this is from a list of properties that could be forfeited).
Y'all know Semion Mogilevich controls the global rape trade trafficking operations in a lot of Eastern European countries, right?
Now, tie in the operations of Backpage with my theory on the radicalization of sexuality. Why didn't these guys care if child rape was being promoted on their website? Was it just their sheer callousness, or was it because they were being paid NOT to care?…
Based on the AMOUNT of money backpage was bringing in, I think it's highly likely the MOB had at least 1 finger in the pie.
Plus this kinda looks like a kompromat factory. And question: What if they were able to de-anonymize user info a la Cambridge Analytica? Helloooo blackmail!
Finally, I want to dig into what happened with their news publications, because something smells funny with the whole thing, ESPECIALLY the way the Village Voice deals (the purchase in 2006 and then the sale in 2012) went down.…
The Village Voice has a LONG history of fearlessly exposing corruption & the mob. Red Mafiya author and my journalistic hero, Robert Friedman, worked at the Voice from 1989-95. He also published this Semion Mogilevich expose in the Voice in 1998.…
TRUMP BIOGRAPHER Wayne Barrett, investigative journalist extraordinaire, was fired from the Village Voice in 2011.…
Then, in 2012, there was a "management-led" buyout of the Village Voice (separating Backpage from the Village Voice Media Holdings company), but I can't find any info on who funded it, and it gets smelly very quickly.…
I know Denver is a big city.
But. Media. Denver. Makes me wonder if Anschutz is involved. @TundraEatsYou They sold off OC Weekly, LA Weekly, the Village Voice, and more.
and now they specialize in Digital Marketing it seems. but still own some papers.
So, I have to wonder, if this was all part of an Op to silence/neuter the "alternative" aka WE DGAF WE WILL EXPOSE MOBSTERS papers. Ruthless Efficiency & It just all seems to fit that narrative perfectly-but that could be my confirmation bias.
So please, check my math.
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