Backpage uses to be a very famous classified ad site propelled in 2004. Until its seizure by FBI in April 2018, it offered grouped postings for a wide assortment of items and administrations including car, employment postings, and land. In 2011, Backpage was the second biggest arranged advertisement posting administration on the Internet in the United States after Craigslist.
The site’s putting forth of grown-up administrations areas had been exceedingly questionable, because of charges that Backpage purposely permitted and urged clients to present promotions related on prostitution and human trafficking, especially including minors, and made moves to muddle the exercises purposefully. After a progression of court cases and the capture of the organization’s CEO and different authorities, Backpage expelled the grown-up administrations’ subsection in the United States in 2017.
On 6 April 2018 backpage.com and associated sites were seized as a component of a requirement activity by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, the United States Department of Justice, the Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigator Division, with scientific help from the Joint Regional Intelligence Center.
For now, the site is banned, and no more classifieds are visible. There is even no scope of the website to make a come back into the world of classified ads.