Wednesday, August 25, 2010

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Attorney General Abbott Calls for Craigslist To Take Immediate Action to Prohibit The Solicitation of Prostitution on Its Site

Statement from Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott

"As presiding officer of the Texas Human Trafficking Prevention Task Force, I am very concerned that craigslist refuses to take meaningful measures to prohibit the solicitation of prostitution on its website. Too often, prostitution cases involve children and other victims who are coerced or forced into prostitution by oppressive human traffickers. As attorneys general, we will continue to demand that craigslist prevents its website from being used to foster human trafficking and other criminal conduct that no decent corporate citizen should tolerate."
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Letter to craigslist from 17 attorneys general