Forfeiture proceedings against prostitution ring related domains started by Feds

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    Whois and registrar records connect the dots between domain names used in prostitution crime.

    The United States government has filed an in rem action against 500 domain names for forfeiture that it says were used in prostitution and sex trafficking ring.

    Over a period of six years, the conspirators paid over $25,000 to register the domains through Domain.com, the suit states. I reviewed the list of domains and found that they were almost all registered at either Domain.com or HiChina.

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