Sex Trafficking Survivors and Advocates Urge Visa to Cut Ties With Pornhub’s Parent Company Amid Criminal Investigation

Sex trafficking survivors and advocates are urging major credit company Visa to stop processing payments to a company that owns several major pornography websites, just as it did with Pornhub amid an ongoing criminal investigation.

In a letter to Visa CEO Alfred F Kelly Jr., 62 victims of sexual exploitation and activists from 11 nations urged the credit company to cease transactions with Mindgeek, the Canada-based parent company of Pornhub and several other porn websites and production outfits. The Canadian government is investigating the entity for its role in profiting off of the trafficking and the sexual exploitation of minors.

Although Visa announced late last year that it would stop processing payments to Pornhub, the letter urged the company to do the same for other MindGeek-owned entities.

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SOURCE: Christian Post, Brandon Showalter