Dark Justice sting paedophile John Rudd jailed – BBC News

Posted March 30th, 2015 in attempts, child abuse, internet, news, sentencing, sexual grooming by sally

‘A man who thought he was meeting a 14-year-old girl but was being tricked by a group of internet paedophile hunters has been jailed for a year.’

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BBC News, 27th March 2015

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Former solicitor is told he should be ‘grateful’ that vigilante paedophile hunter caught him – Daily Telegraph

Posted March 30th, 2015 in attempts, child abuse, fraud, internet, news, sentencing, sexual grooming by sally

‘Martin Currier, 51, went to meet a 13-year-old girl he met online but was confronted by famed paedophile vigilante Stinson Hunter who reported him to police.’

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Daily Telegraph, 27th March 2015

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Catholic priest Anthony McSweeney jailed for sex abuse – BBC News

‘A “voyeuristic” Catholic priest who sexually assaulted a teenage boy at a children’s home in west London has been jailed for three years.’

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BBC News, 27th March 2015

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Child sex abuse victims ‘should get online image payouts’ – Daily Telegraph

‘Child sex abuse victims should have the right to seek compensation from those found in possession of related images, say children’s charities.’

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Daily Telegraph, 29th March 2015

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Inside Europe’s biggest sex offenders’ prison – BBC News

‘Europe’s biggest prison for sex offenders is in Nottinghamshire. How does it try to rehabilitate the inmates, asks Rex Bloomstein.’

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BBC News, 30th March 2015

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Ian Watkins: Misconduct case for two police officers – BBC News

Posted March 27th, 2015 in child abuse, misfeasance in public office, news, police by sally

‘Two detectives who worked on the Ian Watkins child abuse investigation have cases to answer for misconduct, a police watchdog has recommended.

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BBC News, 26th March 2015

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New sentencing measures to take effect next month – Ministry of Justice

‘A series of tougher sentencing measures, new criminal offences and a more balanced judicial review system will come into force when the Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015 takes effect on 13 April.’

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Ministry of Justice, 20th March 2015

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Paedophile cases may need to be streamlined, warns top officer – Daily Telegraph

Posted March 23rd, 2015 in child abuse, criminal justice, internet, news, prosecutions, statistics by sally

‘National Crime Agency chief hints at possible updates to the way child pornography offences are prosecuted, as it emerges more than 260 people have been charged in new investigation.’

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Daily Telegraph, 20th March 2015

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Satanic cult claims dismissed by High Court judge – Daily Telegraph

Posted March 20th, 2015 in care orders, child abuse, news, witchcraft by tracey

‘Claims that a “satanic cult” where children were abused by paedophiles has been operating in north London have been dismissed by a High Court judge.’

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Daily Telegraph, 19th March 2015

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Cyril Smith M1 arrest to be probed by Northamptonshire Police – BBC News

Posted March 20th, 2015 in child abuse, indecent photographs of children, news, police by tracey

‘A cold case unit is to investigate claims police released MP Cyril Smith after images of child abuse were found in the boot of his car.’

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BBC News, 19th March 2015

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Man jailed for trying to set up child sex abuse from south pole – The Guardian

‘A man has been jailed for three years for trying to arrange the sexual abuse of a child while working at the south pole.’

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The Guardian, 18th March 2015

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BBC Savile abuse: Dame Janet Smith review ‘due in May’ – BBC News

‘A report into how Jimmy Savile and Stuart Hall carried out abuse while at the BBC is due to be published in May, the review’s author has said.’

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BBC News, 17th March 2015

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Historical child abuse: Key investigations – BBC News

‘There are a number of ongoing investigations and inquiries – criminal and otherwise – into historical abuse allegations at institutions across the UK. Here is a guide to the key inquiries and their scope.’

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BBC News, 17th March 2015

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Home secretary: Cyril Smith cover-up claims ‘could lead to prosecutions’ – The Guardian

‘Theresa May has said the claims a police investigation into the late Liberal MP Cyril Smith was scrapped, and corruption blocked other historic police operations into child abuse, were “shocking and could lead to criminal prosecutions”.’

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The Guardian, 17th March 2015

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Rotherham abuse: Ofsted ‘failed to detect abuse’ – BBC News

‘Government inspectors failed to detect child sexual exploitation in Rotherham because they trusted council staff, a report by MPs has said.’

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BBC News, 17th March 2015

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Cyril Smith child abuse inquiry ‘scrapped after his arrest’ – BBC News

‘An undercover police operation that gathered evidence of child abuse by Cyril Smith and other public figures was scrapped shortly after the MP was arrested, BBC Newsnight has been told.’

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BBC News, 16th March 2015

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MPs criticise ‘chasm’ between FGM prosecutions and reports – BBC News

‘MPs have criticised the “chasm” between the number of reported cases of female genital mutilation (FGM) in the UK and the number of prosecutions.’

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BBC News, 14th March 2015

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Fred Talbot jailed for five years for sexual assaults on two schoolboys – The Guardian

‘The former TV weatherman Fred Talbot has been jailed for five years for indecently assaulting two schoolboys when he was a teacher.’

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The Guardian, 13th March 2015

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Historic abuse blamed for rise in child rape cases – BBC News

Posted March 13th, 2015 in child abuse, news, rape, statistics, Wales by sally

‘Historic sexual abuse is fuelling the rise in the number of child rape cases being recorded in some parts of Wales, say two police forces.’

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BBC News, 12th March 2015

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Child abuse inquiry gets statutory footing as new panel members named – The Guardian

Posted March 13th, 2015 in child abuse, inquiries, news, sexual offences by sally

‘Four new panel members, including the author of a report on sexual exploitation in Rotherham, have been appointed to the reformed independent inquiry into child abuse, the home secretary has announced.’

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The Guardian, 12th March 2015

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