Illinois Sheriff Seeks to Shut Down Part of Craigslist

2994338652_04be540c9cThe Cook County, IL sheriff’s department filed a federal lawsuit seeking to shut down the “erotic services” portion of Craigslist.  The sheriff claims the site is rampant with child prostitution and human trafficking.  Craigslist has already agreed to crack down on prostitution ads on the site by requiring posters to provide a valid phone number and credit card. 

Read more from the Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune.


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