Paedophile hunters responsible for more than half of grooming prosecutions – Daily Telegraph

‘Police chiefs have accused vigilante paedophile hunters of exceeding the law, despite using their evidence to prosecute suspects in more than half of all cases.’

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Daily Telegraph, 6th November 2019

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Leeds ‘paedophile hunters’ cleared of assault charges – The Guardian

Posted October 31st, 2019 in assault, child abuse, false imprisonment, internet, news, sexual grooming by sally

‘A group of self-styled paedophile hunters have vowed to carry on seeking out child abusers after a jury cleared them of all charges following stings on two men.’

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The Guardian, 30th October 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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CPS could and should have extradited paedophile music teacher – The Guardian

‘The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) could and should have extradited a paedophile music teacher suspected of grooming and sexually abusing a string of girls at a school in Manchester, the independent inquiry into child sexual abuse has heard.’

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The Guardian, 30th September 2019

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Volunteer police officer jailed for using Snapchat to sexually groom underage girls – The Independent

Posted September 26th, 2019 in child abuse, guilty pleas, news, sentencing, sexual grooming by tracey

‘A volunteer police officer has been jailed for using Snapchat to sexually groom underage girls.’

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The Independent, 25th September 2019

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Paedophile who made partner’s children watch them have sex before abusing them jailed – The Independent

Posted September 12th, 2019 in child abuse, guilty pleas, news, sentencing, sexual grooming, sexual offences by tracey

‘An “insidious” paedophile, who encouraged his partner’s children to watch the couple have sex before sexually abusing them, has been jailed.’

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The Independent, 11th September 2019

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Sexual grooming crimes soar by a third as paedophiles turn to Instagram – The Independent

Posted September 11th, 2019 in bills, charities, child abuse, children, internet, news, sexual grooming, sexual offences, statistics by tracey

‘Sexual grooming crimes have soared by a third in a year as paedophiles turn to Instagram to target children as young as 11, the NSPCC has said.’

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The Independent, 11th September 2019

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Rotherham child sexual abuse: judge calls authorities ‘totally ineffectual’ – The Guardian

‘Five men have been jailed for sexually exploiting teenage girls in Rotherham.’

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The Guardian, 30th August 2019

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Rotherham child sex abuse: Five jailed for exploiting girls – BBC News

‘Rotherham child sex abuse: Five jailed for exploiting girls.’

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BBC News, 30th August 2019

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Coach jailed for ‘regime of sexual abuse’ against teenage girls – The Guardian

‘A former British athletics coach has been jailed for seven-and-a-half years for a “regime of sexual abuse” against teenage girls at the club where he worked.’

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The Guardian, 12th August 2019

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Chelsea apology over ex-chief scout Eddie Heath’s ‘unchallenged’ sex abuse – BBC News

‘Young Chelsea players were targeted for years by a “prolific and manipulative sexual abuser” who was able to operate “unchallenged”, says a damning report.’

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BBC News, 6th 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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Havant teacher who had sex with four pupils jailed – BBC News

‘A teacher who had sex with four of his pupils, including one who became pregnant, has been jailed for 12 years.’

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BBC News, 29th July 2019

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Childminder dubbed ‘Peter Pan nanny’ jailed for sexually abusing children – Crown Prosecution Service

‘A childminder who dubbed himself the ‘Peter Pan nanny’ has been jailed for sexually abusing three children.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 25th July 2019

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Tommy Robinson Is Jailed For Contempt Of Court: Here’s What It Means – Rights Info

‘Former English Defence League leader Tommy Robinson has been jailed for nine months after being found guilty of contempt of court.’

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Rights Info, 11th July 2019

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Tommy Robinson jailed for contempt of court – BBC News

‘The ex-English Defence League leader was found guilty last week of interfering with the trial of a sexual grooming gang at Leeds Crown Court in May 2018.’

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BBC News, 11th July 2019

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Social media abuse victims must have legal right to sue tech giants, children’s charities say – Daily Telegraph

Posted July 3rd, 2019 in child abuse, class actions, internet, news, sexual grooming by sally

‘Social media abuse victims must have the right to sue tech giants enshrined in a new law, children’s charities have said.’

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Daily Telegraph, 1st July 2019

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Tackling child sexual abuse online and offline – Home Office

Posted June 27th, 2019 in child abuse, crime prevention, internet, sexual grooming, speeches by tracey

‘Home Secretary Sajid Javid delivered a speech at the NSPCC’s “How Safe are our Children?” conference on Tuesday 25 June 2019.’

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Home Office, 25th June 2019

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Social worker struck off over sex ‘contract’ – BBC News

‘A social worker found to have groomed a vulnerable 19-year-old for sex and made him sign a “relationship contract” has been struck off.’

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BBC News, 21st June 2019

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Report: evidence of Huddersfield grooming ring not followed up – The Guardian

‘Opportunities were lost to tackle one of Britain’s largest grooming rings when information about two vulnerable girls being sexually exploited was not followed up, a review has found.’

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The Guardian, 10th June 2019

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