Federal authorities have seized and taken down the website CityXGuide.com and its affiliates for advertising illicit sexual services . CityXGuide.com had taken over from the now defunct 1Backpage.com as the internet’s primary source for such ads.
Minors are identified among the victims of CityXGuide.com.
The charges against Wilhan Martono, the owner and operator of CityXGuide.com and its affiliates (Backpage.co, CAPleasures.com, BodyRubShop.com, and others), include money laundering, facilitating prostitution, and the reckless disregard of sex trafficking. Continue reading