The Cook County Sheriff in Illinois that's Chicago, folks will stand in front of a podium in just a few minutes to announce a lawsuit against online classified site Craigslist, calling it "the single largest source of prostitution in the nation," according to news reports.
Last June, the department arrested 76 men and women on prostitution-related charges in a Craigslist sting.
Undercover officers had posed as customers who scheduled "dates" with women listed in the "erotic services" on the site. The sting, called Operation Quiet Money, was a three-month investigation. In Decemberfour Chicago-area men were charged with using the site to run a prostitution ring that involved girls as young as A call to the sheriff's department confirmed that the press conference won't be webcast or broadcast.
That's a shame - erotic services certainly aren't limited to the Chicago area listings. Craigslist are tailored for every major city in the nation and a few minor ones, too as well as some international cities.
You would think that a sheriff taking on a big national problem like online prostitution especially involving minors would want to publicize his efforts on the very forum where the crimes are taking place - the Internet. Instead, you'll need to be pretty much be standing in front of Sheriff Thomas Dart in Chicago today to hear what he has to say.
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