Convicted paedophile who dressed as Santa and offered to pose for pictures with children is sent back to jail – The Independent

‘A convicted paedophile who dressed up as Santa and offered to pose for pictures with children in exchange for money has been sent back to jail.’

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The Independent, 3rd December 2019

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Met Police Ch Supt Simon Ovens facing probe over child abuse clip contact – BBC News

‘A senior Met Police officer is facing an inquiry over his contact with another officer prior to her conviction for possession of an indecent image.’

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BBC News, 29th November 2019

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Targeting of Supt Robyn Williams ‘example of Met institutional racism’ – The Guardian

‘The pursuit of a senior officer under paedophile laws when she is not a sex offender is discriminatory and an example of institutional racism still poisoning the police force, the Black Police Association has claimed.’

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The Guardian, 26th November 2019

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Police chief convicted for having child sexual abuse image on phone – The Guardian

‘A Metropolitan police chief who was sent an unsolicited video of child sexual abuse via WhatsApp has been convicted of possessing indecent images on her phone.’

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The Guardian, 19th November 2019

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Barrister disbarred over indecent child photographs – Legal Futures

‘A barrister jailed for making indecent photographs of children has been disbarred.’

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Legal Futures, 15th November 2019

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Child abuse victims should have right to sue paedophiles caught with images of them, children charities say – Daily Telegraph

‘Child abuse victims should be given new rights to sue paedophiles caught viewing or sharing indecent images of them, children charities have said.’

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Daily Telegraph, 17th November 2019

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Childline reports 16% increase in victims of sexual exploitation – The Guardian

‘The number of child sexual exploitation victims counselled by Childline has risen by 16% in a year, with perpetrators believed to be increasingly preying on targets online.’

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The Guardian, 15th November 2019

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Army cadet trainer tricked boys into performing sex acts by posing as 15-year-old girl ‘bait’ – The Independent

‘An Army cadet trainer has been jailed after posing as 15-year-old girl to “bait” teenage boys into performing sex acts online.’

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The Independent, 7th October 2019

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Home Office to fund use of AI to help catch dark web paedophiles – The Guardian

‘Artificial intelligence could be used to help catch paedophiles operating on the dark web, the Home Office has announced.’

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The Guardian, 17th September 2019

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More victims able to challenge ‘unduly lenient’ prison sentences – Ministry of Justice

‘Under plans confirmed by ministers today (17 September 2019), the Unduly Lenient Sentence scheme will be extended to 14 new offences.’

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Ministry of Justice, 17th September 2019

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Vanessa George: Devon and Cornwall ban for nursery abuser – BBC News

‘A paedophile nursery worker who sexually abused children in her care will be banned from her home county when she is released from prison.’

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BBC News, 13th September 2019

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Paedophile who ordered child abuse in Philippines jailed – BBC News

‘A paedophile who ordered the live online sexual abuse of Filipino children by their parents has been jailed for nine years.’

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BBC News, 4th September 2019

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Basingstoke man and partner jailed for ‘appalling’ child sex abuse – BBC News

‘A “prolific” sex offender has been jailed for 16 years for “appalling” sexual abuse inflicted by him and his partner on a young boy.’

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BBC News, 20th August 2019

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Jamie Bulger’s father urges Parole Board to prevent Jon Venables from ‘harming children again’ ahead of killer’s release – Daily Telegraph

‘The father of murdered child James Bulger has urged the Parole Board to prevent one of his son’s killers from having the chance to “harm young children again” ahead of his impending release.’

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Daily Telegraph, 19th August 2019

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Vanessa George: Families ‘tormented’ by nursery abuser’s silence – BBC News

‘A father who believes his child was sexually assaulted by nursery worker Vanessa George has said he is “tormented” by her unwillingness to admit which infants she abused. George pleaded guilty in 2009 to seven sexual assaults on children and making 124 indecent images of children – but she refused to identify her victims. She has now been judged eligible for parole under strict conditions.’

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BBC News, 15th August 2019

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‘Lolita’ phenomenon is allowing men to groom teenage girls without fear of arrest, Telegraph investigation reveals – Daily Telegraph

‘A boom in “Lolita” sites on Instagram, Facebook and other platforms is allowing paedophiles to target teenage girls without fear of arrest, an investigation by The Sunday Telegraph has found.’

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Daily Telegraph, 3rd August 2019

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Paedophile spared jail after police and prosecutor blunders – Daily Telegraph

‘A paedophile has been spared jail after a judge claimed a series of mistakes from the police and prosecutors have allowed him to walk free.’

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Daily Telegraph, 16th July 2019

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Armed forces: Sexual offence claims ‘not properly recorded’ – BBC News

‘At least 60 sexual offence allegations investigated by military service police in two years were not reported in official figures, the BBC has found. Figures for 2017 and 2018 did not include alleged offences such as sexual communications with children and stalking involving fear of violence.’

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BBC news, 16th July 2019

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Man in south Wales jailed for abusing 150 children online – The Guardian

‘An aspiring barrister has been jailed for 10 years after recording more than 150 children carrying out sex acts he told them to perform.’

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The Guardian, 5th July 2019

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Julian Myerscough: Ex-lecturer jailed for child sex attacks – BBC News

‘A “dangerous, evil” former university lecturer has been jailed for 21 years for a string of child sex attacks.’

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BBC News, 25th June 2019

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