Past Owners Sue Backpage.com In Chancery For Legal Fees
By Jeff Montgomery (August 29, 2018, 7:37 PM EDT) -- The founders and past owners of embattled website Backpage.com sued in Delaware's Chancery Court Tuesday to secure company-paid legal fees for their defense against civil and criminal actions accusing the business of sex trafficking and exploitation of minors.
Michael Lacey and James Larkin, who founded Backpage.com's predecessor publications in 1970, and others led by Camarillo Holdings LLC accused current CEO Carl Ferrer, Backpage.com and 19 affiliates of moves that shut down earlier past-owner access to legal defense funds from the current business.
Camarillo, formerly known as Village Voice Media Holdings LLC, is one in a string of subsidiaries affiliated with Medalist...
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