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Man Accused of 'Massive Sextortion' Plot Gets 38 Years

Anton Martynenko 'terrible human being' for luring teen boys into sending nude pics: victim

(Newser) - What's said to have been the biggest child-pornography production case in Minnesota history ended Tuesday in a St. Paul courtroom, and two of the victims faced down their tormenter there. "We all can now be given freedom from this," one of the unnamed victims, now a young... More »

Hot-Car-Death Dad Up on New Sex Charges

Justin Ross Harris accused of sexually exploiting minors

(Newser) - A Georgia man accused of murdering his son by leaving him in a sweltering hot car is up on new charges: sexually exploiting minors, People reports. Justin Ross Harris, whose 22-month-old son Cooper died in the back of an SUV in 2014, was indicted Friday by a grand jury on... More »

After Day on 'Most Wanted' List, Ex-USC Prof Busted

Walter Lee Williams tracked down in Mexico

(Newser) - Former University of Southern California professor Walter Lee Williams has been arrested in Mexico just a day after he was added to the FBI's 10 Most Wanted fugitives list . The 64-year-old, who is wanted on charges of sexual exploitation of children and traveling abroad for the purpose of engaging... More »

New on FBI's Most Wanted: Ex USC Prof

Walter Lee Williams accused of sexually exploiting children

(Newser) - If you took Professor Walter Lee Williams' anthropology class at USC, you might be surprised to learn that as of yesterday he's one of the FBI's 10 Most Wanted fugitives. Williams, 64, became the 500th name added to the list in its 63-year history, the Los Angeles Times... More »

Canada Bans Foreign Strippers

Move is to protect women, government says

(Newser) - Seeking to protect women from exploitation, Canada is ending visas for foreign strippers, reports the Globe and Mail . Foreign escorts and massage parlor workers will also be banned. The government says the move is to combat human trafficking but critics say the ruling Conservative Party is just being prudish. The... More »

Mom Accused of Taking Nude Pics of Daughter

...so the girl, 13, could send them to a 30-year-old man

(Newser) - Just when you thought the mom who may have burned her daughter in a tanning booth had Parent of the Year all sewn up, Gawker spots this gem from the Deseret News : A 35-year-old mom has been charged with taking naked photos of her 13-year-old daughter … so that she... More »

WikiLeaks: UN Peacekeepers Demanded Sex for Food

Beninese booted from Ivory Coast for violations with underage girls

(Newser) - UN peacekeepers routinely pressured underage girls for sex in exchange for food and shelter in the Ivory Coast, according to explosive new information uncovered in a US Embassy cable released by WikiLeaks. Eight of 10 underage girls polled in 2009 "said they had ongoing sexual relationships with Beninese soldiers... More »

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