cyber crime



Here are some links to some articles on the web about internet crimes against:


-->In Danbury, Connecticut a  25 year old man is sentenced to thirty years in prison for strangling a sixth-grade girl he met in an internet chat room. This was not the only underage child he crossed state lines to have sex with.

Man get 30 years for raping and killing girl he met on internet

--> A girl chatted with a 31 year old man (who was a second lieutenant in the army) in an aol internet chat room, and scheduled a date to meet in person. The man picked her up and took her to his home, where they had sex. The man pleaded guilty and was sentenced  to one year in prison and 10 years probation.

Man gets year sentence for statutory rape of girl he met off internet

--> A 26-year-old Tennessee man met a 16-year-old girl in an Internet chat room and traveled to N.Y. to meet her. He had sex with her in his hotel room and has been sentenced to one to three years in prison for having sex with a teen-age girl he met over the Internet.

Man sentenced for having sex with teenager he met on internet

-->A man has been charged with sexually assaulting a teenager he met in an Internet chatroom. A 17-year-old told police she met a 56 year old man on the Internet and met him at a fast-food restaurant, and they went to a liquor store, and the man bought beer, tequila and vodka. At his home the girl drank alcohol, got drunk, vomited, and he began touching her. She told police she tried to get up but he held her down and then she passed out. When she woke up there were signs that she had been sexually assaulted, she said.

Man charged with sexual assault of girl he met on internet

-->The body of a 13 - year - old girl has been found, and the FBI has arrested a Brazilian national who allegedly met the girl on the Internet.  Sixth - grader Christina Long Connecticut girl who mysteriously vanished last week was found strangled in a Greenwich ravine yesterday after her aunt, Shelly Reilly, dropped her off at about 5:45 p.m. at the Danbury Fair Mall.

Cyber-suitor confesses to murder of teen

-->A thirty seven year old man is charged with a federal crime for allegedly taking a 14-year-old girl he met on the Internet in an aol chatroom to his home and having sex with her. Then, the two began an email correspondence and talked on the phone after her parents went to bed. After a while he reportedly flew to her state airport and then went to the girl's home. He brought her a plane ticket to return to his home with him. There, FBI officials say, the two had sex. (HE was violating a federal law that prohibits an adult from taking a minor across state lines to have sex.)

Man confesses to sex with teen met in internet chatroom

-->Uk girl runs off with US man twice her age she met off the internet

-->A school bus driver  had sex with a 15-year-old girl after "meeting" her in an internet chat room. The 33 year old man contacted the girl on a website, and had sex with the girl at his home before returning her back home. The two spoke frequently on the internet and then made plans to meet. While the girl was with the man for the weekend, her parents reported her missing to police.

15 year old allegedly kidnapped by man she met on internet

-->A man was charged with the sexual molestation of a 13-year-old girl he met on the Internet. The 21 year old male  was arrested after he made contact with the girl on a website and then met with her and had sexual contact with her.

Guilty man molested girl he met on internet

-->52 year old man indicted on charges of using the internet to solicit sex from an underage girl. He was arrested when he went to  meet with the girl, who in reality was an undercover law enforcement officer. He contacted the 13-year-old girl in an Internet chat room and his messages sent through the internet to her described in detail the sexual activities that he wanted to do with the girl .

man indicted on charges of using the internet to solicit sex from minor

-->A 43 year old man  used the Internet and telephone conversations to discuss having unlawful sex with a 14-year-old girl. He pleaded guilty to one count of using the Internet to attempt to induce a minor to engage in criminal sexual activity and one count of possession of child pornography.
He wrote to a “MeganM” on the Internet and  during these online conversations, and during telephone conversations, he asked “MeganM” if she was interested in sex with older men, whether she was ready to lose her virginity, and why she would want to lose her virginity to an older man, and described in graphic detail the sexual activities he would engage in with “MeganM.” He arranged to meet with “MeganM” in person and when he arrived  he was arrested by special agents with the Federal Bureau of Investigation. “MeganM” was an undercover officer posing as a teenage girl.  When executing a search of his home is when the child pornography was found.

Canadian man guilty in internet sex case

-->A 23 year old Man was convicted  of traveling to have sex with a fourteen year old girl he met on the internet. He met the  14-year- old girl in a chat room on the Internet, and, after meeting the girl and learning her age, he continued to talk with her via internet email and on the telephone. He described in graphic detail the sexual activities he wanted to do with the girl. 

Man traveled to California to have sex with 14 year old girl he met on the internet

-->A pedophile who used the internet to groom two girls for sex has had his sentence increased .The girls he met over the internet were 13 when he had sex with them.

Pedophile used internet to groom underage girls for sex

-->A 27 year old  man charged in an Internet sex scheme, in which he allegedly tried to persuade a  girl to have sex with him last week, has been charged with six drug charges stemming from a search of his apartment. He was taken into custody after he drove to an  ice cream parlor to meet a 13-year-old girl whom he "met" over the Internet. Saying he was 19 and allegedly asked the girl for sex. . An indecency charge also is pending and that charge stems from an incident involving a 15-year-old girl.

Oxford man charged with internet sex scheme involving 13 year old girl

-->Police have charged  a 24-year-old man with five counts of second-degree sexual assault of a minor. When the man  learned his Internet friend was a 14-year-old girl but that did not stop him from having sex with her. He met the 14-year-old while on the Internet, and had extended conversations with her in chatrooms on the internet and asked her to meet him in person. He and the 14 year old had sex where he lives.

Man charged with having sex with girl he met on internet

-->A 23-year-old man was  charged with sexually assaulting a 14-year-old boy he met on the Internet. He will be  standing trial on charges of involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, indecent assault, statutory sexual assault, corruption of minors and interfering with the custody of a minor. If convicted, he could face more than five years in prison. (The two met in an AOL chat room .)

Deliberations continue in internet sex case involving 14 year old boy

-->A 52-year-old man was accused of soliciting sex from a police officer posing on the Internet as a 14-year-old girl, and was charged in Louisa with a felony count of soliciting sex from a minor. A meeting was set up during an Internet chat. That's when undercover officers arrested him.

Louisa man arrested for soliciting sex over the internet with police officer posing as 14 year old girl

-->Internet security specialist arrested for attempting to solicit sex with a minor


A 12-year old female reported to her mother that while communicating with people in an Internet Chat Room she was sent unsolicited sexually explicit images from someone in the chat room. One of the victim's family members signed on the Internet and received similar pornographic images from the same person. An Officer pretended to be a 12-year old female and made contact with the person who sent the images on the internet. An established  intimate relationship developed and  the officer was sent similar pornographic images, indicating that he wanted to meet with the 12-year old for love and a sexual relationship. Following a nearly three month investigation, officers found it was a 43-year old male. An arrangement was made for the 43 year old to drive to meet the 12-year old persona and engage in various sexual acts. The 43 year old was arrested as he approached a pre-arranged location area to meet the 12-year old. Prior to the meeting, he had instructed the undercover officer to delete all references to him in the persona's computer. At the time of his arrest, he had in his possession, a digital camera, marijuana, etc. that he promised he would give to the "child" when he met her.

Registered sex offender arresting after attempt to seduce minor on the internet

-->A 27 year old man used a home computer to have an Internet chat with a person he believed to be a 13-year-old girl, and said he wanted to have sex, and he was arrested when he arrived at the meeting place.

Honolulu man used the internet to lure a child for sex is sentenced

-->A 30 year old male had sex with a 14 year old for a live web cam show. He claims the 14 year old in question had a fake Id claiming she was 20 years old. But he also went on to say that he never actually saw the Id himself. He thought she looked at least 18 she claimed to be 20.

Webmaster sentenced to six months for sex with minor on internet

-->A man 28 was sentenced to one to three years in prison for having sex with a 12-year-old girl he had been corresponding with on the internet for several months. The man pleaded guilty to statutory rape.

Man sentenced for having sex with 12 year old girl he met on the internet

-->Several stories about internet crimes involving minors

-->Lawyer turns self in on minor charge

-->An armed immigration officer who allegedly used the internet to solicit a sexual encounter with a teenage girl was arrested on his way to meet her. The 27-year-old has been charged with corruption of a minor and indecent assault, among other offences. He met the girl in an online chat room and told her he was 17, but after he sent a picture of himself, the girl became suspicious and told her father, who went to police.

Immigration officer allegedly used the internet to solicit sex with minor

-->A 53 year old teacher has been arrested after turning up at a restaurant expecting to see a 15-year-old boy he met on the internet. He had fixed up a meeting during three weeks of explicit chats in a gay chatroom. (The person he thought was a teenage boy was in fact an undercover police officer.) He is where the meeting was supposed to take place, and is expected to be charged with child enticement for immoral purposes and attempted sexual assault.

Teacher gets arrested after expecting to meet 15 year old at restaurant

-->A schoolgirl who disappeared with a man she met through an internet chatroom has returned home after almost three months. The 16-year-old was believed to be with a 20-year-old whom she met online last October.

Missing internet chat girl returns home after 3 months

-->A 26 year old man who lived in his 15-year-old girlfriend's bedroom closet for weeks, pleaded guilty to sex with an underage girl and to photographing her in the nude. He was sentenced court to seven years in jail. (He had met the girl on the internet.) The man, a soldier, had deserted his Army unit Knox and was discovered when the girl's mother found dishes, a pillow and other items in the closet.

Man lived in teenage girls closet that he met on the internet

-->Police say computer programmer traveled to Chicago believing he would have sex with a 14-year-old he met on the internet. He was charged with a felony and  if convicted, he could get 15 years in prison. After  he checked into a hotel, he was arrested when an undercover officer posing as a young girl arrived by cab to meet him. He had  sent sexually explicit messages and images to the officer and made arrangements to meet into have sex.

Computer tech goes to Chicago to meet with 14 year old he met on the internet for sex

-->A 61 year old man posed as a teenager in an internet chatroom and met a 16-year-old girl in person and assaulted her. The 61 year old first made contact with his alleged victim after posing as an 18-year-old in an internet chatroom and then telephoned the girl  claiming he was the 18 year olds  father and said his son had been in a serious car accident. He contacted the girl several times to give her news of his son's "condition" before they agreed to meet When he met the girl he was alleged to have invited her to stay in a hotel before allegedly enticed her into his car where the alleged assault took place. It's claimed the girl then escaped and contacted police.

Man poses as teenager to lure 16 year old

-->A teen is back at home safe and sound and an American teen who she met on the Internet has been charged with several counts including abducting a person under 16 years after the two were caught near a Greyhound bus. The 19 year old male located the 15-year-old girl with whom he'd been chatting on the Internet for several weeks and before long the two were in an allegedly stolen vehicle. The teens had been using the cell phones to do their on-line 'chatting' all summer.

Teen abducted by man on the internet

-->A 34-year old executive pleaded guilty today to a federal charge of traveling from Washington to California with the intent of engaging in a sex act with a 13-year-old girl he met on the Internet. and was arrested near the Santa Monica Pier on September 16 when he arrived to meet the 13-year-old child, who in fact was an undercover law enforcement officer, and admitted that he met the 13 year old in an Internet chat room and that he described the sexual acts that he wanted to engage in with the child. Over the next six months, he engaged in a series of conversations with the “girl,” whom he believed to be 13 years old.

Executive pleads guilty to having sex with minor he met on internet

-->University sophomore has been accused of having sex with a 14-year-old girl he met on the Internet. The 19, was arrested and has been charged with two counts of first-degree sexual assault of a child. He met the girl online,  and he picked her up from her home and brought her back to his dorm where they had sex.

Student charged with sexual assault of girl he met on the internet

-->Teen killed by man she met on Internet. A Connecticut man has been charged with manslaughter after he admitted to strangling a 13-year-old girl he met on the Internet.

  Teen killed by man she met on the internet

-->A 35-year-old man was arrested after deputies said he had sex with a 17-year-old boy whom he met on the Internet, and faces a charge of unlawful sexual activity with a minor. The deputies asked him what he was doing, and he said he had just visited a man he met on the Internet As deputies continued investigating, they discovered that he had performed sex acts on a 17-year-old boy

Man accused of sex with 17 year old boy he met off the internet

-->A 27-year-old man is charged with having sex with a 14-year-old girl he met over the Internet that follows 2 earlier cases of harassment of teenagers. He has been charged with second-degree rape, second-degree sodomy and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child after he allegedly brought the girl to his home to have sex with her. The two struck up a relationship in an Internet chat room and they then decided to meet in public. The man then  drove her to his home and allegedly had sex. The 27 year old has been convicted twice before for harassment in incidents involving teens he met over the Internet : for groping a 17-year-old girl  he met over the Internet, and  was also convicted of second-degree harassment over a telephone incident involving a teenage girl he had previously met on the Internet.

Man had sex with 14 year old he met in chatroom

-->Two men have been arrested in China on suspicion of raping and murdering at least six girls after arranging dates with them over the internet. The pair were arrested after police posing as potential dates arranged over the internet to meet them. The bodies of six victims were exhumed from under a building materials shop, and a  home the two used for their "meetings". The victims ages are believed to range between the ages of 12 and 17.

China arrests 2 men over internet rapes and murders

-->A 15-year-old girl was raped after she met a man she contacted through internet messages. The teen  had begun a internet relationship with the man after a friend met him on an internet chat, and he is supposedly about 24 years of age. When they walked to a nearby park he subjected her to a horrendous attack. After raping her in broad daylight, he followed her as she walked to get a bus home before disappearing, a police spokeswoman said.

Man rapes girl he met after internet chat

-->A 13-year old girl was murdered by a 25 year old man she met through an online chat room. Christina Long,  was found strangled days after she disappeared. and Police allege she had gone to meet the man for the first time after they had sent "graphic" online messages to each other. Police say she used almost a dozen provocative screen names on the America Online account she had.  The married man confessed to the killing and led police and FBI agents to the body. .The killing brought more warnings to parents about the dangers on the internet for their children.

13  year old girl murdered by man from internet chatroom

-->The new offence of "sexual grooming" would make it illegal for adults to meet or arrange to meet someone under 16 to engage in sexual activity. It is designed to stop pedophiles contacting children on the internet but would also cover adults who may be in contact with children for legitimate reasons, such as piano teachers or Scout leaders, who at some point decide to move the contact on to a sexual level. The announcement follows a series of high profile cases. Three judges in the Court of Appeal last month warned men who use internet chatrooms to groom young girls for sex of lengthy jail terms, as they added 18 months to a three-year sentence for a Cambridge pedophile who sexually abused two 13-year-old girls. A 46 year old man  who is believed to be the most prolific internet groomer ever, last month received a five-year prison sentence for a series of offences. The former postal worker was found with a hand-written sexual profile of 54 youngsters from the UK and 19 from abroad. He bombarded some of the girls, aged as young as 13, with up to 100 phone calls after befriending them on the Internet. At the time of his conviction, the Home Office said the new legislation could have meant a doubling of his jail term.

Child "grooming" sentence to be increased

-->A 48 year old  man is being held on three counts of child rape in a case involving a girl he met on the Internet. He met the 13-year-old girl through an instant messaging service on the internet , and flew Central to New York and had sex with her. He  allegedly sent pictures of himself, including some nude photos, and picked her up from her high school. He is accused of taking to girl to a local hotel, where they had sex.

Hollister Man charged in rape case involving minor he met on the internet


-->Woman talks of attack by man she met on internet

-->Man guilty of murdering woman he met on internet

-->Michigan woman killed by man she met on internet

-->Man raped several women he met on the internet

-->Rape suspect met woman on internet

-->Unsolved murder may be due to internet dating

-->New Bride burned by husband she met on internet

-->Bill aimed to make "Mail Order Brides" of previous abuse



-->Teen murdered by man  met off internet


-->Internet dating scammed stopped

-->Russian Brides scam


-->Cyber rape?

-->Actress helps teens learn of dangers of internet

-->Eastern and Central Sexual Assault Service sees rise in sexual assaults by men met on the internet

-->The New Criminologist: Internet Dating Scams


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