Yesterday a dream of Beth Klein’s came true, BackPage.com died. The on-line brothel – which has trafficked more than 80% of all victims and where hundreds of missing children were sold – was removed from the web. It happened after a Senate subcommittee released its report and just before a scheduled hearing during which internal … Continue reading The Death of BackPage.com
Let the charges and civil suits begin! Seven people have been indicted on 93 counts of several different crimes related to the classifieds website, Backpage.com. The crimes include money laundering and running a website to facilitate prostitution. The FBI confirmed Friday that agents raided the Sedona home of Michael Lacey, the founder of Backpage.com. The website has … Continue reading Coming for Backpage!
The Empowerment Project was a film made by an all woman team. Beth Klein Attorney was fortunate enough to be part of the project. The film can be watched on Indieflix, and the Good Morning America segment about the film can be seen here: Beth Klein Attorney Empowerment Project
Oxfam, one of the world’s most prominent relief agencies, could lose its funding from the British government over reports that its workers exploited survivors of a massive earthquake in Haiti, and possibly other disasters, for sex. It is a “complete betrayal of both the people Oxfam were there to help and also the people that sent them there to do that job,” … Continue reading Charitable Betrayals
Humans are moved and inspired by stories. No other species has the ability to tell stories. We remember by story better than any other form of communication. But the stories of the trafficked are often sensationalized to raise money, sell media, and sell shock value significance. Now, the consideration point is “Not my story … Continue reading Not my story to tell – Beth Klein Attorney
Help Klein Frank Foundation raise funds to compile evidence against a child abuser, pimp, charity fraudster and human trafficker. All donations through Klein Frank Foundation a 501(c)(3) are tax deductible. Investigative journalist Julie Bindel is requesting $10,000 to produce and distribute a 10 part podcast series entitled ‘Hiding in Plain Sight: The Life & Crimes … Continue reading Help catch a trafficker.
A viral Facebook entry about child sex trafficking posted by a terrified Southern California mom, Diandra Toyos, has reached tens of thousands of people through shares, likes and comments. Many people asked me to weigh in on the validity of the story because I have been engaged with the issue and solution for over 40 … Continue reading Beth Klein Boulder Speaks on Viral Mom at Ikea running from “traffickers.”