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Investigation Finds Pedophile
Network on Instagram
Jun 8, 2023 11:09 AM CDT
Investigation Finds Pedophile Network on Instagram
'Wall Street Journal' teams with academic researchers to show how easy it is to find
- Instagram officially views the sexual exploitation of children as a "horrific crime," and a statement from parent company Meta insists it is "continuously investigating ways to actively defend against this behavior." A new investigation by the
Wall Street Journal
and academic researchers suggests the company needs...
Convicted Pedophile Clears
His Name—3 Years After Death
Oct 7, 2022 12:40 PM CDT
Convicted Pedophile Clears His Name—3 Years After Death
New Zealand Supreme Court overturns 1993 child sex abuse conviction of Peter Ellis
- Peter Ellis, a former day-care teacher convicted of 16 counts of child sexual abuse in New Zealand in 1993, maintained his innocence until his 2019 death from bladder cancer. Usually one's death marks the end of their criminal appeal. But not in this case. New Zealand's Supreme Court...
Virginia Professor Who Studies
Pedophilia Resigns After Uproar
Nov 25, 2021 10:50 AM CST
Virginia Professor Who Studies Pedophilia Resigns After Uproar
Allyn Walker, Old Dominion University to part ways
- An assistant professor of criminal justice and sociology at Virginia's Old Dominion University will part ways with the school after their research on "minor-attracted people" (or MAPs) generated outrage. NBC News reports Allyn Walker published the book
A Long, Dark Shadow: Minor-Attracted People and Their Pursuit of Dignity
Find Huge Stash
of Nazi Items
Oct 7, 2021 5:01 AM CDT
Cops Arrest Suspected Pedophile, Find Huge Stash of Nazi Items
'I'm no doctor, but he seems to me an insane psychopath'
- A man arrested in Brazil this week appeared to have two main interests, police say: Sexually abusing children and collecting Nazi memorabilia. Police say that when they went to the suspect's condo in Rio de Janiero Tuesday to arrest him on suspicion of raping a minor, they found a...
Now, His Own Charges
May 28, 2021 8:10 AM CDT
His Mission: Nabbing Pedophiles. Now, His Own Charges
Vigilante 'predator hunter' Kyle Swanson indicted after January 'sting' went south
- Kyle Swanson says he was inspired by Chris Hansen, of
To Catch a Predator
fame, to set up his own vigilante group to expose suspected pedophiles, typically by luring them to sites in St. Louis, then showing the confrontations on his YouTube channel and other social media. But, like Hansen...
Candidate Flew Across
US to Abduct Child
Dec 21, 2020 6:30 AM CST
Cops: Ex-Congressional Candidate Flew Across US to Abduct Child
Nathan Larson, who served time for threatening a president, runs site glorifying child rape: authorities
- In an "extremely disturbing" story out of Colorado, a man authorities say is a white supremacist and pedophile was arrested in Denver last week for allegedly abducting a 12-year-old California girl he'd met on social media. ABC News reports that Nathan Daniel Larson, 40, was detained at Denver...
Rape and Kill
Sep 5, 2020 9:30 AM CDT
Angry Parents Rape and Kill 'Innocent Man': Reports
Dmitry Chikvarkin was apparently accused of pedophilia
- A Russian mother allegedly gathered her lover and three male friends to rape and kill a man wrongly accused of pedophilia, Metro reports. According to Russian newspapers—and Western tabloids that picked up the story—parents in the town of Verkhnyaya Pyshma let a truck driver, Dmitry Chikvarkin, take their...
Trump Jr. Makes an
May 17, 2020 12:10 PM CDT
Trump Jr. Makes an 'Incendiary' Allegation
Joe Biden's camp calls it a 'repulsive, manipulative tactic'
- "See you later, alligator" is one thing—"In a while, pedophile" is quite another. But Donald Trump Jr. posted both messages on Instagram along with photos of Joe Biden touching children at public events in what amounts to an "incendiary" accusation, the
New York Times
France's Worst Case of
Clergy Abuse Is Over
Mar 17, 2020 1:08 AM CDT
France's Worst Case of Clergy Abuse Is Over
Ex-priest who abused at least 75 boys is sentenced to 5 years
- A French ex-priest who acknowledged sexually abusing at least 75 boys over decades was sentenced Monday to five years in prison, in France’s worst case of clergy abuse to reach trial. The court in Lyon issued the verdict against 74-year-old Bernard Preynat behind closed doors because the coronavirus outbreak...
Country Singer Kills Himself
After Child Sex Arrest
Feb 17, 2020 1:44 AM CST
Country Singer Kills Himself After Child Sex Arrest
Daniel Lee Martin found dead after missing hearing
- A country singer facing child sex charges in two states killed himself after missing a court appearance Friday. Daniel Lee Martin, once considered one of country music's rising stars, was first arrested in 2018 in Tennessee, where he was accused of abusing three victims under 13, the
Twist for Famed Author Who
Was Open About His Pedophilia
Feb 12, 2020 4:30 PM CST
Twist for Famed Author Who Was Open About His Pedophilia
Gabriel Matzneff has been charged
- French police descended on the Paris offices of one of the country's most premier publishing houses Wednesday looking for material that was reportedly kept in a safe. What the
says they specifically wanted: unpublished manuscripts and other writings by Gabriel Matzneff, a celebrated French writer who on the...
Cops Make Huge Find
in Pedo Suspect's Closet
Dec 22, 2019 4:00 PM CST
Cops Make Huge Find in Pedo Suspect's Closet
The German case makes international news
- Police searching the home of a suspected pedophile got a huge surprise when they opened a closet—and found a missing teenage boy,
reports. Police stumbled on the 15-year-old Friday in Recklinghausen, a small city in Germany, and identified him as someone who vanished from a shelter in...
Elon Musk Will
Have His Day
Dec 3, 2019 8:43 AM CST
Elon Musk Will Have His Day in Court
Tesla CEO to testify this week in trial tied to 'pedo guy' defamation lawsuit brought by British diver
- Elon Musk has made at least a few tweets he probably regrets (or maybe not ), but one in particular will see him in court this week for a defamation trial. In October, a judge rejected Musk's attempts to nix the lawsuit brought against him by British diver Vernon...
Cops: Man Trekked 350 Miles
to Meet 'Underage Girl'
Oct 14, 2019 9:15 AM CDT
Cops: Man Trekked 350 Miles to Meet 'Underage Girl'
Except the person Tommy Lee Jenkins allegedly wanted to meet was an undercover investigator
- The distance between Whitestown, Ind., and Neenah, Wis., is just over 350 miles—not usually a distance one would want to travel mostly on foot. That apparently didn't faze Tommy Lee Jenkins, however, as he allegedly thought a 14-year-old girl was waiting for him for possible sex. What was...
Elon Musk Has
in 'Pedo Guy'
Sep 17, 2019 10:05 AM CDT
Elon Musk Has New Defense in 'Pedo Guy' Lawsuit
Tells court he didn't mean it literally
- Elon Musk branded a British cave rescuer "pedo guy," and now he's employing a new defense to get the resulting lawsuit dismissed. Musk says he didn't mean the slam against Vernon Unsworth literally. "I did not intend to convey any facts or imply that Mr....
Suit: Boy Scouts Hiding
Aug 7, 2019 7:46 AM CDT
Suit: Boy Scouts Hiding 'Pedophilia Epidemic'
Lawyer group says it has 800 clients in the wings and has identified 350 new alleged abusers
- A lawsuit was filed Monday in Philly against the Boy Scouts of America on behalf of a man who says a Scout leader sexually abused him for years in the '70s, and the lawyer group that filed the complaint says there's new proof that the BSA tried to...
He Used a Snapchat Filter to
Get This Pic, Launched a Sting
Jun 12, 2019 10:40 AM CDT
He Used a Snapchat Filter to Get This Pic, Launched a Sting
A California cop was arrested as a result of Ethan's actions
- Snapchat's gender-swapping filter has been used to make a viral Evanescence video , alter famous works of art , and reveal Glenn Close's unexpected male celebrity look-alike since it launched in May. Now, a use that's a little more impactful: NBC Bay Area reports a local college student used...
Researching YouTube Story
Made Reporter 'Physically Ill'
in case you missed it
Jun 8, 2019 7:00 AM CDT
Researching YouTube Story Made Reporter 'Physically Ill'
Videos of young girls were inappropriately recommended
- Earlier this year, YouTube made a change in policy designed to curb pedophiles—it disabled comments on most videos featuring children after learning that predators were making use of the comment section. Now, however, a report in the
New York Times
suggests that the pedophile problem is far from over....
DNA Find Leads to Charges
in Horrific 1993 Child Murder
Jun 6, 2019 2:06 AM CDT
DNA Find Leads to Charges in Horrific 1993 Child Murder
Pedophile Earl Cox was already behind bars
- A convicted pedophile who ran an international child pornography ring was charged with the 1993 abduction, rape, and killing of a 9-year-old Missouri girl after previously undetected DNA found on her underwear implicated him in the crime, authorities announced Wednesday. Earl Webster Cox, who has been in custody for years...
Lawyer: 7.8K Suspects Named
in Boy Scout 'Perversion Files'
Apr 24, 2019 4:35 AM CDT
Lawyer: 7.8K Suspects Named in Boy Scout 'Perversion Files'
He says expert found there were more than 12K victims
- The Boy Scouts of America "perversion files" contain the names of a staggering number of suspected pedophiles and their victims, an attorney revealed Tuesday. Jeff Anderson, who represents former Scouts who say they were abused, said an expert hired by the Scouts to audit the files on suspected abusers...
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