‘Catfish’ rapist who blackmailed victims he met online is jailed for 15 years – Daily Telegraph

‘A “predatory sex offender” who was spared jail after blackmailing a girl he met online went on to rape a woman after his rehabilitation course was delayed due to “financial constraints,” a court has heard.’

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Daily Telegraph, 6th December 2018

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‘Low-level’ paedophiles could avoid jail terms under new guidance – Daily Telegraph

‘Police have been told by government that paedophiles caught with indecent child abuse images can receive conditional cautions instead of jail as police struggle to cope with an explosion of cases.’

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Daily Telegraph, 2nd November 2018

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‘Fred and Rosemary West of Barry’ jailed for abusing girls – The Guardian

‘A husband and wife nicknamed Fred and Rosemary West in their south Wales town have been jailed for grooming and raping teenage girls over three decades.’

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The Guardian, 18th October 2018

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Dark web paedophile Matthew Falder’s sentence reduced – BBC News

‘A “sadistic” paedophile who was jailed for 32 years has had his sentence reduced.’

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BBC News, 16th October 2018

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Paedophiles viewing child sex abuse images once every 23 minutes in England and Wales as crimes rocket – The Independent

Posted September 13th, 2018 in crime, criminal justice, indecent photographs of children, internet, news by tracey

‘The number of child sex abuse image offences being recorded by police has risen by almost a quarter, new figures have revealed as the government threatens to regulate web giants if they do not crack down on the phenomenon.’

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The Independent, 13th September 2018

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Case Comment: Reilly v Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council [2018] UKSC 16 – UKSC Blog

‘The Supreme Court heard the case of Reilly v Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council [2018] UKSC 16 in which it considered the duty of Reilly, a headteacher at a school, to disclose her relationship with a man called Mr Selwood who was convicted making indecent images of children.’

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UKSC Blog, 3rd September 2018

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Animated child-porn loophole must be closed, says Baroness Howe – Daily Telegraph

‘Adults will be able to view computer-generated child abuse images online because of a loophole in new laws barring under-18s from porn sites, the Government has been warned.’

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Daily Telegraph, 8th August 2018

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Welsh Government lawyer and PC jailed for child sex abuse – BBC News

‘A police officer who raped a toddler has been jailed along with a Welsh Government lawyer for his part in child sex abuse.’

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BBC News, 6th August 2018

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Former mayor jailed for sex with girl aged 13 asked police: ‘Do you know who I am?’ – Daily Telegraph

‘A former town mayor has been jailed for nine years after a court heard he had sex with a 13-year-old girl and let her share a bed with him and his wife.’

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Daily Telegraph, 18th June 2018

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Man who arranged to sell ‘fragile’ teenage girl’s sexual services by text message jailed – The Independent

Posted June 13th, 2018 in indecent photographs of children, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man who attempted to sell the sexual services of a “fragile” teenage girl via text message, has been jailed.’

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The Independent, 12th June 2018

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Buckingham Palace worker jailed for having more than 15,000 child sex abuse pictures – The Independent

Posted June 6th, 2018 in indecent photographs of children, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A Buckingham Palace tourist worker had more than 15,000 child sex abuse pictures and videos – including some as young as 18 months old.’

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The Independent, 6th June 2018

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Ex-Army sergeant major avoids prison over ‘terrifying sex attack’ on 14-year-old schoolgirl – The Independent

‘An ex-Army sergeant major who carried out a “terrifying” sex attack on a 14-year-old girl has avoided prison.’

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The Independent, 22nd March 2018

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Head teacher fails in Supreme Court challenge to dismissal over failure to disclose – Local Government Lawyer

‘The Supreme Court has unanimously dismissed an appeal brought by a head teacher who was sacked after she failed to disclose her friendship with a convicted sex offender to a local authority.’

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Local Government Lawyer, 15th March 2018

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Nursery worker jailed for sexually assaulting pupil – Crown Prosecution Service

‘A nursery worker has been jailed for 12 and half years after he was found guilty of sexually assaulting a young child in his care.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 8th February 2018

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James Bulger killer Jon Venables jailed over indecent images – BBC News

Posted February 8th, 2018 in indecent photographs of children, news, recidivists, sentencing by tracey

‘Jon Venables, one of the killers of toddler James Bulger, has been jailed for possessing child abuse images for the second time.’

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BBC News, 7th February 2018

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‘VIP paedophile ring’ accuser charged over child abuse images – BBC News

‘A man who alleged he was the victim of a VIP child abuse ring faces multiple charges relating to the possession of indecent images of children.’

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BBC News, 6th February 2018

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Priest jailed for child abuse images lived on scandal-hit Caldey Island – The Guardian

Posted December 12th, 2017 in child abuse, clergy, indecent photographs of children, news, Wales by sally

‘A priest who was jailed for downloading hundreds of pictures of child sexual abuse is the latest offender to be identified as having close links with the monastic island of Caldey, which is at the centre of a growing scandal.’

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The Guardian, 12th December 2017

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James Bulger’s killer returned to prison after probation officers ‘find child abuse images’ – Daily Telegraph

‘The killer of toddler James Bulger has reportedly been returned to prison after he was caught with child abuse images on his computer for the second time.’

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Daily Telegraph, 23rd November 2017

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Importation of Child Sex Dolls – A Need for Guidance? – Drystone Chambers

‘In recent months, there have been a number of prosecutions under the Customs and Excise Management Act 1979 (CEMA); an Act drafted in the latter part of the last century and covering the physical importation of “prohibited items” into the UK and the evasion of duties more generally. At the time, the Act caught those seeking to import pornographic videos and magazines.’

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Drystone Chambers, 26th October 2017

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Dragon’s Den contestant jailed for child sex offences has term increased – Attorney General’s Office

‘A former Dragon’s Den contestant, jailed for 13 child sex offences, including sexual assault has had his jail sentence increased to 7 years 3 months.’

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Attorney General's Office , 9th November 2017

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