- Business Insider 12:37June 19, 202134 women are suing Pornhub and its parent company, accusing the site of profiting from trafficked videos of themOne of the plaintiffs was first trafficked at age seven, and at one point was trafficked by Jeffrey Epstein.
< Tech Insider, News, PornHub, MindGeek, Porn, Sex Trafficking, Jeffrey Epstein >
- Business Insider 14:27June 17, 2021Billionaire investor Bill Ackman helped pressure Pornhub into taking down millions of unauthorized videos, report saysThe Pershing Square chief texted Mastercard's CEO about the problem, and both Mastercard and Visa cut ties with Pornhub within days.
< Markets, MI Exclusive, Markets, Bill Ackman, Pershing Square Capital Management, MindGeek, Sex Trafficking, Revenge Porn, PornHub, MasterCard, Ajay Banga, Activist Shareholders, ESG >
- Business Insider 13:19June 11, 2021Matt Gaetz questioned the head of the FBI in Congress despite himself being under investigation by the FBIThere was an unusual scene on Thursday of a member of Congress questioning the head of an agency currently investigating him.
< Politics, Christopher Wray, Matt Gaetz, Sex Trafficking, Conflict Of Interest, House Judiciary Committee >
- Business Insider 08:34June 3, 2021Prosecutors are examining if Matt Gaetz obstructed justice in the sex-trafficking investigation, report saysThe probe concerns a phone call Gaetz had with a witness in the sex-crimes investigation that he is the subject of, Politico reported.
< Politics, Matt Gaetz, Sex Trafficking, obstruction of justice, Justice Department >
- Breitbart News 14:43May 25, 2021Exclusive — Bill O'Reilly: 'Organized Crime Loves Joe Biden'Bill O'Reilly, host of No Spin News and author of Killing the Mob: The Fight Against Organized Crime in America, told Breitbart News on Monday organized crime in the form of Mexican criminal cartels and their domestic partners "love" President Joe Biden.
< Border / Cartel Chronicles, Politics, Radio, Biden Administration, Bill O'Reilly, Border Crisis, Cartels, Drug Cartels, human traffickers, Joe Biden, Sex Trafficking, U.S. Border Patrol, U.S.-Mexico border >
- Business Insider 23:32May 21, 2021Newly revealed text messages shed light on how Matt Gaetz's wingman could bring about his downfall"I would not feel really comfortable if I was anyone that had committed a crime with [Greenberg] right now," one former FBI agent told Insider.
< Politics, News, Matt Gaetz, Joel Greenberg, doj, Sex Trafficking, analysis >
- Business Insider 18:03May 17, 2021Matt Gaetz associate Joel Greenberg pleads guilty to 6 felony counts and agrees to cooperate with prosecutorsGreenberg's plea deal has been widely anticipated, and he's already provided prosecutors with information on an "array of topics."
< Politics, News, Joel Greenberg, Matt Gaetz, Sex Trafficking, doj >
- Business Insider 09:54May 17, 2021Matt Gaetz deflects accusations he paid for 'naughty favors,' says the corruption actually lies in legislative earmarksAt an Ohio event, Gaetz denied accusations that he exchanged money for "naughty favors" - and instead called out "earmarks" for being corrupt acts.
< News, Politics, Matt Gaetz, Sex Trafficking, Ohio, Joel Greenberg >
- Business Insider 10:00May 14, 2021Matt Gaetz associate Joel Greenberg will plead guilty to 6 felony counts including sex-trafficking, wire fraud, and identity theftGreenberg's cooperation with prosecutors presents a potential nightmare scenario for Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz.
< Politics, News, Joel Greenberg, Matt Gaetz, doj, Sex Trafficking, Donald Trump, Identity Theft, Wire Fraud >
- New York Magazine 20:24April 30, 2021Matt Gaetz and Marjorie Taylor Greene Hit Road to Needlessly Rally MAGA BaseThe bad boy and bad girl of right-wing extremism are pairing up for a series of rallies to keep the movement humming pending Trump’s vengeful return.
< politics, maga, majorie taylor greene, matt gaetz, sex trafficking, gaetz scandal, donald trump, joe biden >
- Business Insider 03:53April 30, 2021Matt Gaetz associate Joel Greenberg said in a letter that Gaetz paid for sex with a minorThe letter is the most damning evidence to date against Gaetz as the Justice Department investigates whether he broke sex trafficking laws.
< Politics, Matt Gaetz, Joel Greenberg, Daily Beast, Sex Trafficking >
- Business Insider 17:13April 15, 2021Matt Gaetz teased a 'fight back' ad, trying to shift attention from sex-trafficking allegations by alleging that CNN is out to get himThe ad includes hidden-camera footage produced by Project Vertias of an CNN employee discussing coverage of the congressman.
< Politics, Matt Gaetz, project veritas, Florida, Sex Trafficking, CNN, News UK >
- Business Insider 06:54April 10, 2021Former Rep. Katie Hill says it's 'gross' to think that Matt Gaetz defended her to possibly cover up for 'his own indiscretions'"Clearly I have a history of trusting men that I shouldn't," Hill, who is a victim of revenge porn, said during an interview with CNN.
< Politics, Katie Hill, Matt Gaetz, Congress, Sex Trafficking >
- Business Insider 08:47April 9, 2021GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger said Rep. Matt Gaetz 'needs to resign' amid sex-trafficking investigationKinzinger is the first Republican in Congress to call for Gaetz's resignation after a new report surfaced saying Gaetz sent money to an accused sex trafficker.
< Politics, Matt Gaetz, Adam Kinzinger, Republicans, Congress, Sex Trafficking >
- Business Insider 16:10April 6, 2021Matt Gaetz's aides reportedly sent embarrassing videos of him to other Republican operativesThe news is unconnected to a federal probe into whether Gaetz broke sex trafficking laws but underscores his lack of popularity within his party.
< Politics, News, Matt Gaetz, doj, FBI, Sex Trafficking >
- Business Insider 03:55April 6, 2021A former Gaetz adviser said sex-trafficking allegations are 'baseless' but gave no evidence and said he hasn't spoken to the congressman in months"I'm not here to provide any degree of evidence in support of Congressman Gaetz, only to discredit these baseless allegations," Nathaniel Nelson said.
< Politics, gaetzgate, Matt Gaetz, Sex Trafficking, doj >
- Business Insider 19:06April 2, 2021Matt Gaetz's spokesperson has resigned amid the lawmaker's sex-trafficking scandalGaetz is the target of a Justice Department investigation into whether he had a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old and broke sex-trafficking laws.
< Politics, News, Matt Gaetz, doj, Sex Trafficking, FBI >
- Business Insider 05:14April 2, 2021DOJ investigation into Matt Gaetz looking at allegations he paid women, who were recruited online, for sexSources told the New York Times that Gaetz and Joel Greenberg connected with women online and had sex with them. Gaetz has denied ever paying for sex.
< Politics, Matt Gaetz, Sex Trafficking, Breaking >
- Business Insider 03:37April 2, 2021Nancy Pelosi said Matt Gaetz's removal from Judiciary is 'least that could be done' if allegations of possible sex-trafficking investigation are trueThe scandal began after a bombshell report revealed Gaetz was under federal investigation, which he later claimed was part of an extortion scheme.
< Politics, Matt Gaetz, Nancy Pelosi, Justice Department, Kevin McCarthy, Sex Crimes, Sex Trafficking >
- Business Insider 15:20April 1, 2021The investigation into Matt Gaetz stemmed from a probe into a Florida tax official charged with stalking and sex trafficking, reports sayJoel Greenberg is former tax official accused of crimes including sex trafficking, stalking, wire fraud and money laundering.
< Politics, Matt Gaetz, Republican Party, Joel Greenberg, Florida, Sex Trafficking, News UK >
- Business Insider 13:00April 1, 2021Bill Barr avoided Matt Gaetz in public while the DOJ was conducting its sex-trafficking investigation, report saysThe DOJ has since 2020 been investigating whether Gaetz had a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old and paid for her travel to meet him.
< Politics, News UK, Matt Gaetz, Bill Barr, Sex Trafficking, Justice Department >
- Business Insider 07:06March 31, 2021Matt Gaetz's claim that the DOJ's sex-trafficking probe into him is part of an extortion scheme doesn't add upGaetz said someone contacted his father on March 16 to try to extort the family - but the DOJ's sex-trafficking investigation was well underway by then.
< Matt Gaetz, doj, Extortion, Sex Trafficking >
- Business Insider 05:06March 31, 2021Tucker Carlson says his interview with Matt Gaetz about the DOJ's investigation into him was 'one of the weirdest interviews I've ever conducted'Carlson struggled to make sense of the interview, saying, "I don't think it clarified much" and "I don't quite understand it."
< Politics, News, Matt Gaetz, Tucker Carlson, Fox news, doj, Sex Trafficking >
- Business Insider 04:25March 31, 2021Matt Gaetz is under investigation on suspicion of violating federal sex-trafficking laws. In 2017, he cast the only vote against a human trafficking bill.Gaetz defended his lone vote against the anti-human trafficking bill saying voters didn't send him to Washington to create "more federal government."
< Politics, Matt Gaetz, Florida, Department of Justice, Sex Trafficking >
- Business Insider 02:38March 31, 2021Rep. Matt Gaetz claims the DOJ's investigation into whether he violated sex trafficking laws is part of 'an organized criminal extortion' scheme against himGaetz tweeted about the alleged scheme after it was reported that the DOJ is investigating whether he had a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old.
< Politics, News, Matt Gaetz, Sex Trafficking, Extortion, doj, Justice Department >
- Breitbart News 15:44March 19, 2021'Biden Should Be Ashamed': GOP Says Border Crisis Feeding Child Sex TraffickingThe migrants surge at the U.S. southern border is rendering the area a "very large market" for "child sex trafficking," GOP warns.
< Border / Cartel Chronicles, Immigration, Politics, Burgess Owens, Carlos Gimenez, child sex trafficking, Lindsey Graham, Maria Elvira Salazar, Mario Diaz-Balart, Migrant Crisis, U.S.-Mexico border >
- Breitbart News 06:18March 17, 2021Exclusive — Sen. Marsha Blackburn: Joe Biden's Open Borders Policy and Amnesty Talk Attract Illegal Immigration, Human Smuggling, Sex TraffickingSen. Marsha Blackburn said Joe Biden's "open border policy" and promises of amnesty attract illegal immigration and human smuggling.
< Immigration, Politics, Radio, Alejandro Mayorkas, Amnesty, border, Border Wall, Cartels, Human Smuggling, Human Trafficking, Illegal Immigrants, illegal immigration, Joe Biden, Marsha Blackburn, Open Borders, Remain in Mexico, Sex Trafficking, Southern Border, U.S.-Mexico border >
- Business Insider 13:46March 12, 2021Ghislaine Maxwell is selling her London home to raise funds for her legal defense in the Epstein caseGhislaine Maxwell, the alleged madam of convicted sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein, is selling her home in upmarket Belgravia, the WSJ reported.
< Finance, Nordic, Ghislaine Maxwell, Jeffrey Epstein, sex trafficking charges, legal case, Epstein Documents, London, Arrest, Prison, Funding >
- Observer 23:36February 2, 2021The Guerrilla Girls Say They Axed a Book Contract With Phaidon Due to Epstein TiesPhaidon has been owned by MoMA's Leon Black since 2012. Just days ago, reports emerged that Black paid Epstein $158 million over 5 years.
< Apollo Global Management, Chronicle Books LLC, Guerrilla Girls, Guerrilla Girls: The Art of Behaving Badly, Museum of Modern Art, Phaidon Press, Sex Trafficking >