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Operator of prostitution website myRedBook sentenced to federal prison
Operator of prostitution website myRedBook sentenced to federal prison

A Northern California man was sentenced Thursday to more than a year in federal prison for operating myRedBook, a website that offered prostitution services using explicit photos and graphic descriptions. Ed Omuro, 53, of Mountain View, was ordered to serve 13 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release for using a facility of interstate commerce with the intent to provide prostitution. More than 50 teens advertised escort services on the website, according to an affidavit filed in U.S. District Court. He pleaded guilty in December after agreeing to give up more than $1.28 million in cash and property. As part of a plea agreement, Omuro also forfeited the domain...

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