Oakland Launches ‘Pimp-Shaming’ Site
California-based pimps take heed: Your face could end up on a poster. Oakland is a western “hub for child prostitution,” and sex trafficking is at an all-time high, so police are taking aim and trying something new: pimp shaming. Each day they post mugshots — akin to wanted posters — online of suspected pimps, and the Wild West tactic is getting noticed. “They’re really drawing from the hip,” said an FBI spokesman.