Dan Hyer is the second Back.
In all, six others affiliated with Back. As part of the plea, prosecutors will dismiss 50 charges of facilitating prostitution and 17 money laundering charges against Hyer. Hyer said about 10 or 11 years ago his company would copy from the adult section of Craigslist and other sites, repost them on Back.
Hyer also said the were sometimes illegal because they contained links to another site that lets customers post reviews of their experiences with prostitutes. The object of the strategy was to compete with Craigslist and increase Back. An indictment filed in the case alleged Back. Asked by U. Its principal place of business is in Dallas, and federal officials say it kept its bank s and servers in Arizona.
Another employee of the site, CEO Carl Ferrer, has ly pleaded guilty to a separate federal conspiracy case in Arizona and state money laundering charges in California. In addition, the company pleaded guilty to human trafficking in Texas and in a money laundering conspiracy case in Arizona.
Ferrer has agreed to testify against others. The six remaining defendants in the Arizona case are scheduled for trial in January They have pleaded not guilty to the charges. Follow Jacques Billeaud at twitter. Copyright The Associated Press.
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