Internet Enticement

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And, yet, the greatest danger of the Internet to vulnerable children is not the display of kiddie porn ... it is the very real potential for enticement.

Child porn perv spits blood at victim moments before being sentenced to life in prison
"The sentencing of a New York man convicted of sex-related crimes involving two New Jersey teenagers was briefly halted Monday after he bit the inside of his mouth and spit blood at one of them.
Once the federal hearing resumed, Clifford Wares eventually was sentenced to life in prison."

Indiana pastor charged with trying to have sex with minor hangs himself in Georgia storage unit
"David James Brown, 46, was found dead from a suicide around 12:10 p.m. Monday inside the Attic Self Storage in Marietta, said Cobb County spokesman Sgt. Dana Pierce."
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS, June 29, 2016.

Man traveled across Alabama with 3-year-old daughter to have sex with underage girl
"According to, police charged Brandon Wyndell Myers with soliciting a child by computer, traveling to meet a child for an unlawful sex act and transmitting obscene material to a child by computer following the illicit road trip with his three-year-old daughter."
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS, September 4, 2016.

'Perv' Brooklyn high school teacher who preyed on teen students can never teach again under plea deal
"A Brooklyn high school teacher who preyed on at least seven of his teenage students took a plea deal on Tuesday that will put him behind bars for five years and keep him out of classrooms for the rest of his life."
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS, December 22, 2015.

Former Queens substitute teacher accused of trying to lure 14-year-old girl for sex
"As Christopher Tselios was allegedly about to skip town to teach kindergarten in South Korea, he was charged with attempting to engage in oral sex with an undercover detective, who was posing as a 14-year-old girl, prosecutors said."
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS, August 1, 2016.

Alabama teacher indicted on sex charges after allegedly desiring to take student's virginity
" Ashley Parkins Pruitt was formally charged in January but the rap was announced only this week, the Birmingham News reported.
She is accused of having oral sex with one student and kissing another inside a parked car in Oneonta, where she taught English at Appalachian High School. Pruitt was reported to have said she wanted to take a victim's virginity."
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS, March 13, 2015.

Georgia teacher exchanged raunchy Snapchats with his students, had relations with one girl
"Pickens High School teacher Daniel Culbreth was sharing “highly inappropriate” pictures through the social media app with several different girls, according to the Pickens County Sheriff’s Office"
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS, October 7, 2016.

Denver sicko, 36, nabbed after flying to New York to molest 16-year-old Long Island girl he met online
"Luke Tilsley, 36, of Denver, Colo., first met the teen on the internet in October, according to cops. He met the teen online and, even though he knew she was underage, traveled to Merrick twice in April to be with her, cops said."
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS, June 25, 2016.

Sicko New York father admits to posing as teen daughter's texting boyfriend to trick her into sending nude photos
" A perverse upstate New York father admitted in court that he posed as his teen daughter's texting boyfriend — in order to trick her into sending pornographic pictures of herself to him.
He then used the photos as leverage to begin sexually abusing the 14-year-old, according to federal court records obtained by the Syracuse Post-Standard."
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS, March 15, 2016.

New Hampshire lawmaker who tried to lure 14-year-old girl is released on $50,000 bail
" A Rockingham County Department of Corrections official tells the Concord Monitor that Rep. Kyle Tasker was released from jail Monday.
Tasker, a 30-year-old Republican from Nottingham, was arraigned last week on three drug charges and one count of using a computer to lure the girl."

Slain Virginia 13-year-old Nicole Madison Lovell had inappropriate relationship with Virginia Tech student David Eisenhauer
" The 13-year-old girl who was allegedly killed by a Virginia Tech freshman reportedly had an inappropriate relationship with the college student.
Nicole Madison Lovell was about to expose her relationship withDavid Eisenhauer before he allegedly stabbed her to keep her quiet, local TV station WTKR said.
Before she died, Nicole gushed about an older "boyfriend" she planned to meet for a late night rendezvous and showed off a snapshot of her mysterious beau to a pair of 8-year-old neighbors."
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS, February 3, 2016.

Two 19-year-old Dallas men forced 15-year-old girl and a witness to have sex with six men a day for cash
" Two 19-year-old Dallas men forced a 15-year-old girl and another person to have sex with at least six men per day for cash, police said Saturday.
Mike Osorio and Rafael Rodas contacted the victim and a witness and lured them into meeting up through Facebook, said Dallas police Deputy Chief Rob Sherwin."
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS, February 2, 2016.

N.J. man accused of hiding Rosie O'Donnell's daughter sent nude photo to the teen
" The New Jersey man who was hiding Rosie O'Donnell's missing teenage daughter sent the girl a nude photo, prosecutors said Monday.
Steven Sheerer, 25, was arraigned Monday afternoon on charges of child endangerment and distribution of obscenity to a minor in connection with the disappearance of O'Donnell's daughter, Chelsea."
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS, August 25, 2015.

New Hampshire prep school graduate Owen Labrie found not guilty of felony rape charges, convicted of misdemeanor sexual assault
" A New Hampshire prep school graduate accused of raping a freshman bent over and bawled in a Concord courtroom Friday as a jury acquitted him of felony rape charges.
Owen Labrie, 19, avoided his most serious charges, but a 12-person jury still convicted him of one felony — using a computer to entice a minor for sexual contact — and misdemeanor sexual assault charges, including statutory rape."
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS, August 28, 2015.

"Psychiatrist Arrested for Child Porn"

"Disneyland employee attempts to sell park tickets to 14-year-old girl in exchange for sex, caught in sting" NEW YORK DAILY NEWS

"Missing Teen Who Flew to Morocco to See Boyfriend Found Safe" (

"Man with developmental disability pistol whipped, choked and robbed by man he met on chat site" (New York Daily News)

"Tennessee girl, 14, who went missing with convicted child molester is found safe" (New York Daily News)

"Oklahoma cop busted in Las Vegas with missing teen girl " (New York Daily News)

"Perv says he's 'sorry' for soliciting 11–year–old boys, collecting child porn" (New York Daily News)

"Adult Charged After Meeting 11–Year–Old" (Detroit Free Press)

"Man Who I.M.'d Girl Charged With Sexual Abuse" (Chicago Tribune)

"Man Accused of Raping Nine Women He Met Through Internet" (AP)

"Canada: Facebook gives predator access to 11–year old" (PROTECT)

Abrupt plea for Ortloff in child sex case (Times Union)

Teenage boy accused of repeatedly raping 12–year–old he met on XBox online (New York Daily News)

Sicko trio used Facebook to lure young girls to Brooklyn sex parties (New York Daily News)

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