Archive for the 'indecent photographs of children' Category

Former West Yorkshire Pc jailed for child sex offences – BBC News

“A former West Yorkshire Police officer has been jailed for three years and nine months for a string of sex offences against children.”

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BBC News, 28th April 2011

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Teacher jailed for sex with pupils – The Independent

“A teacher who dubbed himself the ‘Salford Stallion’ as he slept with three of his high school pupils was today jailed for six years.”

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The Independent, 5th April 2011

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Chorley ex-headmaster jailed for indecent child images – BBC News

“A former head teacher at a Lancashire primary school has been jailed for having more than 500 indecent images of children on his computer.”

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BBC News, 17th March 2011

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Paedophile cult leader convicted for ‘satanic’ rape campaign – The Guardian

“A man has been found guilty of leading a ‘satanic’ sex cult from his home in a small Welsh town. Colin Batley, 48, of Kidwelly, west Wales, presided over a group that preyed on young children and held occult rites.”

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The Guardian, 9th March 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Judge criticises CPS for prosecuting man for pictures available in bookshops – Daily Telegraph

“A top judge has queried why a man was prosecuted for possessing ‘indecent’ images of children – when the photos were available for sale in a string of respectable mainstream bookshops.”

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Daily Telegraph, 24th February 2011

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Sex crime entertainer Jason Gaunt ‘acted like teenager’ – BBC News

“A children’s entertainer cannot be sentenced for sex offences against boys until a psychological assessment has taken place, a judge has said.”

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BBC news, 17th February 2011

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Colin Blanchard could spend life in jail for role in paedophile ring – The Guardian

“Colin Blanchard, the IT consultant who created and shared images of child sex abuse with nursery worker Vanessa George, could spend the rest of his life in jail for his role as the ‘hub’ of a paedophile ring.”

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The Guardian, 10th January 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Marchington vicar sentenced for child abuse images – BBC News

“A Staffordshire vicar convicted of downloading indecent images of children has been sentenced to nine months in prison, suspended for two years.”

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BBC News, 16th December 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Bulger killer Jon Venables was properly supervised, says review – The Independent

“James Bulger’s killer Jon Venables was properly supervised and he alone was responsible for his further offence of collecting child pornography, Justice Secretary Kenneth Clarke said today.”

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The Independent, 23rd November 2010

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Case could clear names of hundreds of men accused of child pornography – The Guardian

“Hundreds of men who say they were wrongly accused of child pornography offences could have their names cleared after a case to be heard in the court of appeal tomorrow.”

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The Guardian, 10th November 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Vicar guilty of downloading child porn images – The Independent

“A married clergyman was ordered to register as a sex offender today after being convicted of repeatedly viewing pornographic images of children on the internet.”

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The Independent, 3rd November 2010

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Ex-teacher sentenced for child pornography offences – The Independent

“A former schoolteacher who used his work laptop to view child pornography was given a three-year community order today.”

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The Independent, 30th September 2010

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Facebook and Bebo child sex abuse postman jailed – BBC News

“A postman from Cornwall who used social-networking websites to abuse hundreds of children has been jailed for eight-and-a-half years.”

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BBC News, 24th September 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Handyman jailed for planting porn on boss’s computer – BBC News

“A handyman who planted child pornography on his boss’s computer in a bid to get promoted has been jailed.”

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BBC News, 23rd September 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

School worker jailed for child porn in North Yorkshire – BBC News

“A school IT technician from North Yorkshire has been jailed for two years and eight months after pleading guilty to several child pornography charges.”

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BBC News, 14th September 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Bromsgrove man jailed over indecent images of children – BBC News

“A man has been jailed for three-and-a-half years after admitting making, distributing and possessing indecent photographs of children.”

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BBC News, 8th September 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Former headteacher jailed for 21 years for beatings and sex abuse of boys – The Guardian

“A former boarding school headteacher convicted of abusing male pupils, both sexually and physically, during the 1970s and 1980s was today imprisoned for 21 years.”

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The Guardian, 6th September 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Man sentenced over indecent images of Harry Potter star Emma Watson – The Independent

“A man who superimposed the head of Harry Potter star Emma Watson on to indecent images of children was given a community order today.”

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The Independent, 31st August 2010

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Law student wins £10,000 after being branded a paedophile on Facebook – Daily Telegraph

“A law student left fearing reprisals after he was falsely named as a paedophile on Facebook has won a £10,000 libel damages payout at the High Court.”

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Daily Telegraph, 28th July 2010

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Bulger killer Venables jailed over child abuse images – BBC News

“One of the killers of James Bulger has been jailed for two years after admitting downloading and distributing indecent images of children.”

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BBC News, 23rd July 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

MP urges fines for credit card firms over child porn – BBC News

“Credit and debit card companies should face fines if their products are used to buy child pornography on the internet, an MP says.”

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BBC News, 21st July 2010

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Transsexual spared jail because of risk of attack – Daily Telegraph

“A transsexual who downloaded child pornography has been spared jail after a judge said that time in prison would be an ‘appalling experience’ for her.”

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Daily Telegraph, 14th July 2010

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Ex-teaching assistant jailed for child porn – The Independent

“A former teaching assistant caught with more than 21,000 indecent images of children was jailed for nearly eight years today.”

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The Independent, 5th July 2010

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Criminal law: new offences, amendments and provisions – Law Society’s Gazette

“Significant parts of the Coroners and Justice Act 2009 took effect during the spring of this year. On 1 February section 59 was brought into force amending the Suicide Act 1961. For the old offence under section 2, there is now substituted a provision that ‘a person (D) commits an offence if (a) D does an act capable of encouraging or assisting the suicide or attempted suicide of another person and (b) D’s act was intended to encourage or assist suicide or an attempt at suicide’.”

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Law Society’s Gazette, 1st July 2010

Source: www.lawgazette.co.uk

Paedophile dubbed ‘every parent’s nightmare’ jailed indefinitely – The Independent

“A dangerous paedophile at the centre of an international child sex abuse ring was jailed indefinitely today to protect young boys.”

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The Independent, 30th June 2010

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Bulger killer child pornography case: Judge lifts ban – The Guardian

“A judge today ruled that the public can be told that Jon Venables, one of the killers of two-year-old James Bulger, has been charged with downloading and distributing child pornography.”

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The Guardian, 21st June 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Pay-out after Coventry park naked boy photos caution – BBC News

“A man has received £500 in compensation after wrongly being made to register as a sex offender for taking photographs of his girlfriend’s five-year-old son.”

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BBC News, 28th May 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Indecent images man a ‘parent’s worst nightmare’ – The Independent

“A judge branded a man a ‘parent’s worst nightmare’ today as he jailed him for two-and-a-half years for making indecent images of children he met through internet chat sites aimed at teenagers.”

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The Independent, 24th May 2010

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Regina v R (L) – WLR Daily

Regina v R (L) [2010] EWCA Crim 924; [2010] WLR (D) 126

“Where a defendant was charged with offences relating to indecent images of children, arrangements to provide his lawyers with copies of those images for the sole purpose of discharging their professional responsibilities to the defendant, and the acceptance by them of access to the material for that purpose, could not in any circumstances be regarded as criminal. Where the Crown had possession of such material it had to propose satisfactory arrangements to enable the defendant to have confidential, private discussions of the material with his lawyers, unsupervised and unobserved by police officers or Crown representatives.”

WLR Daily, 18th May 2010

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

Appeal court upholds ruling that CPS case was abuse of process – Law Society’s Gazette

“A prosecution for possession of indecent images of a child has been stayed as an abuse of process after the Crown Prosecution Service refused to make copies of the images for the defence, claiming that to do so would lead CPS staff to commit an offence.”

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Law Society’s Gazette, 20th May 2010

Source: www.lawgazette.co.uk

Sexual predator who ran website for paedophiles jailed – Daily Telegraph

“A sexual predator whose past violent crimes were exposed when he was caught operating a members-only website for paedophiles has been jailed for 14 years.”

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Daily Telegraph, 30th April 2010

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Porthcawl teacher jailed for child abuse video – BBC News

“A teacher who put a ‘shocking’ child sex abuse video on a memory stick was caught after it was found by his pupils at a £1,200-a-term private school.”

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BBC News,  23rd April 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Sadistic charity boss tortured Liverpool sex workers – BBC News

“The ex-boss of a Liverpool children’s charity has been jailed indefinitely after admitting the ‘sadistic torture’ of women in a string of sex attacks.”

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BBC News, 21st April 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Man sentenced after wife told police of child images – BBC News

“A woman called police after finding indecent images of children on her husband’s laptop, a court has heard.”

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BBC News, 8th April 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Life term for father who raped baby daughter – BBC News

“A father who filmed himself raping his baby daughter has been jailed for life.”

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BBC News, 31st March 2010

Source: www.bbbc.co.uk

Jail for pensioner who filmed girls in shower – The Independent

“A pensioner who secretly filmed young girls as they showered in his bathroom was jailed for three years today.”

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The Independent, 30th March 2010

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Man jailed for grooming girl on internet – The Independent

“A man convinced a 13-year-old girl to pose nude over the internet for three years by topping up her mobile phone credit, a court heard today.  Andrew Sunman, 30, groomed the teenager in an MSN chatroom by pretending to be 19. In reality he was 26. ”

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The Independent, 25th March 2010

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Former vicar from Wirral jailed over indecent images – BBC News

“A 60-year-old former senior vicar has been jailed for a year after being found in possession of images of child sex abuse for a second time.”

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BBC News, 15th February 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Hospice volunteer from Birmingham possessed child porn – BBC News

“A hospice volunteer in Birmingham has been given a community sentence after he was found with 40,530 pornographic images, many of which were of children.”

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BBC News, 11th February 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Paedophile church worker who ‘boasted about his abuse online’ jailed – Daily Telegraph

“A paedophile, Owen Baxter, who volunteered as a church youth worker so he could sexually abuse young boys before boasting about it on the internet, has been jailed.”

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Daily Telegraph, 9th February 2010

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Webcam user jailed for inciting US woman to abuse child – BBC News

“A 19-year-old man from the West Midlands has been jailed for four years and eight months for inciting a mother in the US to abuse her own child.”

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BBC News, 8th February 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Bristol teacher jailed over child abuse photos – BBC News

“A Bristol teacher has been jailed for 10 months after being convicted of downloading thousands of images of children being sexually abused.”

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BBC News, 12th January 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

New scanners break child porn laws – The Guardian

“The rapid introduction of full body scanners at British airports threatens to breach child protection laws which ban the creation of indecent images of children, the Guardian has learned.”

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The Guardian, 4th January 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Woman who made indecent child video goes free – The Independent

“A woman who made a video on her mobile phone of a young girl having simulated sex with a toy walked free from court today.”

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The Independent, 29th October 2009

Source: www.independent.co.uk


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