{FD} Alleged sex cult leader Keith Raniere held without bail as he faces sex trafficking charges

Seeing him as a flight risk, a federal judge in New York on Friday ordered controversial self-help guru and alleged cult leader Keith Raniere held without bail as he faces charges of sex trafficking and conspiracy to commit forced labor.

{FD} Backpage.com, CEO plead guilty in California, Texas and Arizona

The company behind Backpage.com, a website investigators have described as an “online brothel, pleaded guilty to several charges.

{FD} North Carolina father-daughter couple and infant child all killed, officials say

A man who allegedly married and had a child with his biological daughter killed her, the baby and the woman’s adoptive father before fatally shooting himself in his vehicle, officials said on Thursday.

{FD} Backpage.com founders accused of promoting prostitution, money laundering

The founders of Backpage.com, the notorious website best known for hosting sex and prostitution-related classified advertisements, have been indicted with five others on federal charges, the Justice Department announced Monday.