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Backpage CEO pleads guilty to conspiracy, money laundering charges

The leader government of not too long ago shuttered sex-ad site Backpage.com pleaded accountable to one charge of conspiracy and three counts of money laundering, in line with the California Attorney General's workplace overdue Thursday. Backpage CEO Carl Ferrer pleaded accountable to the costs in Sacramento County Superior Court. On Monday, federal officials seized and shut down Backpage and affiliated websites.