Friday, September 21, 2007

Internet pedophile jailed for six years
A PREDATORY pedophile who stalked a 14-year-old girl on the internet and manipulated her into a sexual relationship has been jailed for at least six years.
The court was told Henderson, 36, of Strathmore, first contacted the girl in October 2005 on the internet purporting to be a 17-year-old male.
They developed an online relationship in which the girl fell in love with him.
"The most alarming aspect of this distressing story is that it all happened when (the victim) was at home and whilst her parents believed that she was secure and doing no more than her homework," Judge Duggan said.
The judge said he hoped the case received publicity as parents should be made aware the internet can be used to target and manipulate a child.
Henderson pleaded not guilty to the charges and had always denied any sexual activity with the girl - I wonder if he can plead innocent to Bubba...

Monday, September 17, 2007

Principal arrested for enticement
Louis J. Stroschein lists his occupation as principal of the Shelby County Catholic School in Harlan. He allegedly engaged in an Internet chat with a female he knew to be under the age of 16 and arranged to travel Black Hawk County to meet with this person and transport her to a local motel for the purposes of engaging in a sex act with her, deputies said.
Another Principal trying to groom a child, a principal at a Catholic school no less....

Monday, September 10, 2007

Pervert used internet site to lure girls
AN internet pervert groomed two 14-year-old schoolgirls for sex using "social networking" website Bebo.
Andrew Beatson, 26, exchanged private messages with his first victim over a four-month period before he coaxed the vulnerable young teenager to his Edinburgh flat and had sex with her.
Her parents discovered and Beatson was charged. But while on bail, he used the site to initiate a sexual relationship with another 14-year-old.
Just shows how persistent these predators are – he was on bail and tried to groom another one……