Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Former school trustee, former teacher among 47 arrested in teen sex sting

VANCOUVER - A former Vision Vancouver school board trustee and a former Little Flower Academy teacher are among 47 people arrested in a Vancouver police sting targeting men willing to pay for sex with teenage girls. (Vancouver Sun)

Epstein death in prison shifts focus British alleged co-conspirator Ghislane Maxwellt

LONDON - The death of Jeffrey Epstein is putting new attention on his alleged co-conspirators, who could still face charges. The number one person on that list is Ghislaine Maxwell, who's accused of finding teenage girls for Epstein and his friends -- including a member of Britain's royal family. (CBS News)

New West police charge man with sexual assaults involving girls under 10

Police in New Westminster say a man in his 30s is facing a total of 10 charges related to alleged sexual offences involving girls under age 10. Wesley Clarkson, 33, was arrested Wednesday by the New Westminster police major-crime unit, and is being held in custody pending a court appearance. (The Province)

Boy Scouts have a ‘pedophile epidemic’

The Abused in Scouting lawyers said they've identified 350 previously unknown scoutmasters and volunteers who allegedly preyed on boys — and whose names were not known to law enforcement or in the BSA's internal database, which critics have called "perversion files." (NBC)

California ‘house of horror’ parents sentenced to life in prison

RIVERSIDE - The California “house of horrors” parents who abused and tortured 12 of their 13 children were sentenced to life in prison Friday with the possibility of parole after 25 years. (Fox News)
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  • Order of Canada member Peter Dalglish jailed 16 years in Nepal for child sexual abuse

    A prominent Canadian aid worker convicted of sexually assaulting children in Nepal has been jailed for 16 years, one of his lawyers said on Monday. In addition to the prison term, the court ordered Peter Dalglish to pay his victims the equivalent of $5,000 US each, Nader Hasan said. (CBC)

    Sicko who extorted 100 girls, women for nude pics jailed 35 years

    A twisted perv who blackmailed more than 100 women and girls — some as young as 10 — to get nude photos has been jailed 35 years. (Toronto Sun)

    Text messages reveal anguish of underage NXIVM ‘sex slave’

    NEW YORK - Twisted texts between Keith Raniere and the underage ‘sex slave’ at the heart of trafficking and conspiracy charges against the NXIVM “cult” leader reveal a level of control prosecutors said he used to keep his conquests in line. (New York Daily News)

    R Kelly charged with sexually abusing 4 victims, at least 3 minors

    CHICAGO - More than a decade after surviving a high-profile child pornography trial, R. Kelly on Friday was back in police custody — this time accused of sexual misconduct with underage girls. (Chicago Sun Times)

    BC couple charged after hog-tying man they accused of trying to have sex with 13-yr-old daughter

    A Port Alberni, B.C. mother is in court this month to face charges of vigilantism after she tackled and hog-tied a 28-year-old family friend she alleged was trying to lure her 13-year-old daughter into sex. (National Post)

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