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Your online dating behavior can have some very serious legal consequences. Last year, Minnesotan wedding photographer, Bobby Faerber testified in court against fellow Minnesotan, Jesse Gullickson. He asked the matches that he garnered through the fake to send him nude pictures of themselves in addition to engaging in other inappropriate sexual communication.
His goal in pressing charges was to redeem his reputation. He had built a successful wedding photography business over many years. As a result, the judge convicted Gullickson of criminal defamation. Be careful, even if you are not the catfisher. If you are interacting catfish sexting someone else who is lying about some aspect of themselves, this can still result in very negative consequences for you. He was using the site, Hot or Not. He matched with a 14 year old girl posing online as a 17 year old. They met and had sex. Her mother and father found out and the young man was charged with 90 days in jail, 5 years of probation and a lifetime of being on the sex offender registry in his state.
He received this punishment despite the fact that the girl was very open about the fact that she had deliberately lied about her age. This article outlines some disturbing statistics. Sexting is in a nutshell, the making and distributing of child pornography.
This is a very serious crime with a lifetime of consequences. Furthermore, even people who are not involved in making or soliciting the sexts may face legal trouble if they possess the image or forward it to others. Watch the video below to hear a school resource officer talking about the problem. Note: Utah Code Section states that if the child is 16 or 17 catfish sexting is a class A misdemeanor. However, if the child is younger than 16 it is a class B misdemeanor. The officer in this video says something different because he works in a different state.
Reach out to law enforcement right away if you or your child receive catfish sexting pornography. Above all, protect yourself. Even if you are an adult who is considering sending a sext to another adult, consider this quote from the authors of the article above. In conclusion, it is very easy to lie on online profiles in a variety of ways. In addition, nothing that goes online every really disappears. Be smart. Let the only bad consequences of your online dating experience be awkward dates, not criminal charges.
If you are in trouble, contact a lawyer and get help. If you are concerned that your child is the recipient of some sort of abuse, please see this blog post. Name required. will not be published required. All rights reserved. Crafted by Nevin Morgan. We offer free 30 minute telephone consultations, no pressure. We also offer in-home consultations!
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