Monday, January 18, 2021

Little girl groomed, raped by multiple men court told

LEEDS - A vulnerable little girl was groomed, raped and abused by multiple men throughout her childhood starting from the age of 11, a jury has heard. The victim was targeted in Huddersfield 'by men who wanted to use her for their own sexual purposes', prosecutors told Leeds Crown Court on Monday. (The Examiner)

U.S. Feds bring new sex-crime charges against singer R. Kelly

CHICAGO - R. Kelly and his entourage recruited girls and women to engage in illegal sexual activity with the singer and covered up the crimes by paying off and threatening victims and witnesses, federal prosecutors alleged Friday in indictments that could keep the Grammy winner behind bars for decades. (CTV)

Sarah Lawrence college parent accused of sex trafficking and abusing students

Lawrence V. Ray showed up at his daughter’s elite college, in a New York City suburb, in late 2010, shortly after being released from prison, and moved into her dormitory. Soon, he started doing “therapy sessions” with her roommates, convincing them he could help with their problems. (New York Times)

Four Vancouver Islanders charged with trafficking two young BC girls

On Tuesday afternoon, an off-duty RCMP officer spotted three vehicles driving at a high rate of speed east on Highway 1 toward Swift Current, Sask. Police said the three vehicles appeared to be travelling together. They were driving in close proximity, in the same direction and at the same high rate of speed. (Vancouver Sun)

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)

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)

Girl, 17, forced into sex trade by new ‘friends’

She rang in the new year of 2019 as a sex slave in Hamilton, forced to service the men who’d paid her human traffickers for access to her 17-year-old body. (Toronto Sun)

Canadian fashion mogul accused of rape, sex trafficking in class action lawsuit

In a press release on the lawsuit released Thursday, the women state that “Nygard lured and enticed young, impressionable, and often impoverished children and women with cash payments and false promises of lucrative modelling opportunities in order to assault, rape, and sodomize them. When the victims were not swayed by promises, many were drugged to force compliance with Nygard’s sexual desires.” (National Post)

Netflix indicted by Texas Grand Jury over controversial film ‘Cuties’

Netflix has been indicted on a criminal charge that alleges the streaming giant promotes “lewd visual material” of a child. A Tyler County, Texas grand jury moved to return an indictment against Netflix on Sept. 23, Fox News confirmed on Tuesday via court documents. (Fox News)

Maple Ridge child and youth care worker charged with sexual interference and child porn

A Maple Ridge man employed by the local school district as a child and youth care worker has been charged with multiple sex-related offences, including possessing child pornography and eight counts of sexual interference. (The Province)

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