CHICAGO — Two months after Craigslist promised to rid itself of advertisements placed by prostitutes, law enforcement officials say the classified ad site is still in the business of selling sex.
From a sheriff who has no intention of dropping his lawsuit to an attorney general who suggests that he and colleagues could further pressure the company to crack down on online prostitution, they say they are not through with Craigslist. But they say there is no mistaking that sex is still being sold on the site.
Ad after ad include photographs of scantily clad women in suggestive poses. Craigslist announced the changes in May amid mounting criticism of the and pressure to do something about them, which grew when a Boston-area area man was accused of fatally shooting a woman who placed an ad on the site.
But there were questions then about the new category and how Craigslist would monitor it before allowing to be posted. Attorneys general said Craigslist had broken promises to monitor erotic .
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