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Thursday, July 27, 2006

Man Arrested In Lincoln Park With Pants Down
Lincoln police arrested a man for trying to entice a teenage girl this week, but the teen turned out to be an undercover officer.
Daniel Madsen, 34, struck up an Internet relationship with who he thought was a 15-year-old girl, police said. The chat eventually turned sexual and he arranged to meet the girl at a Lincoln park.
A young-looking police officer allegedly met Madsen and found him with his pants down.
Couldn't resist posting this one.....

Wednesday, July 26, 2006

Sedona-area man accused of preying on boy, 13
A Sedona-area man is accused of trying to lure a 13-year-old California boy he met through the Internet into a sexual relationship.Twenty-two-year-old Stephen Geoffrey Johnson also is accused of portraying himself as a Yavapai County sheriff's deputy, even sending the boy photos of himself in a deputy's uniform.
Only on the Internet do we have cops posing as kids, kids posing as adults, and adults posing as cops.....

Text sleaze jailed for 'grooming' 14yo
A FATHER of three who started an email relationship with a 14-year-old schoolgirl after she sent him a random SMS has been jailed for attempting to use the internet to lure the teenager into a sexual relationship.
The relationship began when Richard Gerard Meehan received an unsolicited text message from the Canberra schoolgirl trying to contact a former teacher named Richard.
After these initial messages, the pair swapped email addresses and began an online long-distance romance.
Although Meehan did not initiate the contact, a Victorian magistrate said yesterday "like-minded adults" who were tempted to use the internet or text messaging to manipulate vulnerable children into sexual relationships must be deterred.
Even though she intitiated it, a 54 - year -old should know better.....

Wednesday, July 19, 2006

Ex-priest nailed in Net sting pleads
A 72-year-old former Allentown Catholic Diocese priest previously convicted of molesting a boy in Pennsylvania pleaded guilty Monday to charges he tried to have sex with someone he thought was a 14-year-old boy after meeting him in an Internet chat room.
Police said Bender spent months ''grooming'' his pen pal and building a relationship with the ''boy'' before talks turned sexual.
Like most Internet predators, he had the patience of a saint - 3 months of grooming!................

Additional charges filed against library artist
A man employed the past four years as a graphic artist at Norman Public Library and charged one week ago with the rape of a 13-year-old Norman girl, had additional charges filed against him Monday in connection with his alleged pursuit of minor girls in Internet chat rooms.
According to court documents, Diers, using his home computer and a library computer under the screen name "Soonermax37," attempted to initiate several meetings with "Amy," whom he believed to be a 13-year-old girl.
"He tried to get her to walk out of her house and to the street so he could drive by and make sure she was a real child," Delaney said. "He called it a 'meet and greet in the street.'"
He worked at a library and used a library computer - Do your kids go to the library?....

Friday, July 14, 2006

MySpace used to `lure' girl, 13
He advertised himself on MySpace.com as a "gay Toronto boy" who is a "sweet person" and easy to talk to, but police allege "Schnail" was an online sexual predator who traded child porn and convinced a 13-year-old small-town Ontario girl to perform sex acts on her webcam.
Give a 13-year old a toy - wonder if her parents know what a webcam is? Bet they do now!
MySpace is a wildly popular Internet site for teens. It has sparked controversy in the United States, where critics say the website is a magnet for pedophiles and sexual predators.
So is a playground.......

Wednesday, July 12, 2006

Illinois man sentenced to prison for having sex with 12-year-old Canadian boy
A federal judge has ordered an Illinois man to spend the maximum 15 years in prison for travelling to Canada in 2002 to have sex with a 12-year-old boy, saying "it is necessary to impose a very serious sentence."
Pasdeck admitted he went to Saskatchewan in July 2002 for sexual activity with the boy he met through a 14-year-old "Internet friend."
Good Job Judge!

MySpace may face legislative crackdown
Politicians on Tuesday accused MySpace.com and other social-networking sites of failing to protect minors from sexual predators and other malign influences and said a legislative crackdown may be necessary.
"MySpace.com has been a center of drug activity, of gang activity, and of Internet predators," said Rep. Mark Kirk, an Illinois Republican. "Isn't it entirely appropriate that the state get involved?"
This is a problem – we do not want the government to take over the Internet. If the government takes over, the Internet will never be the same.
What we need is for the parents to take more responsibility about what their kids are doing on the Internet. Most parents want to know where there kids are going when they leave the house but do not seem to care what they do on the Internet – makes no sense to me at all…...

Monday, July 10, 2006

Sign speaks for itself - Beware of the Internet Predators

Chiropractor charged with exploiting teens
A Georgia chiropractor who is facing child pornography charges in his home state has been arrested by Suffield police on charges that include enticing a minor via the computer, authorities said.
The charges filed against him by Suffield police also include attempting to promote a minor in an obscene performance, risk of injury to a child, and attempted first-degree larceny, police said.
Suffield Police Chief Michael Manzi said the charges came about after Macaluso contacted a 15-year-old Suffield boy over the Internet. Suffield police began investigating the case on May 31, the chief said.Further details weren't available because the warrant supporting Macaluso's arrest has been sealed for two weeks.
I think we have enough details to imagine what happened.....

Pervert lured girl, 14, on net
A MIDDLE-AGED internet pervert who got a schoolgirl to strip and perform sex acts over her web cam was today starting an eight month jail term. - Good
He blamed the girl and the internet service providers for his behaviour.
The defendant, who had never broken the law before, admitted five charges of causing or inciting a child to engage in sexual activity between June and December 2004 - he asked the girl to show her breasts and her private parts over her web cam and eventually she did, as well as committing sex acts.
Thats six months of a 14 year-old girl chatting unsupervised, whose at fault?