Tag: child abuse

Vatican Indicts Dominican Diplomat for Sex Abuse [VIDEO]

The Vatican has indicted Jozef Wesolowski its former ambassador to the Dominican Republic, on charges that he sexually abused boys while abroad. He will be tried next month for the abuse and for having child pornography on his computer. Wesolowski was recalled from his post in 2013, and subsequently defrocked. The Vatican also accepted the…

Adrian Peterson Avoids Jail for Child Abuse

Adrian Peterson, the Vikings running back who was indicted on child abuses charges in September, pleaded no-contest to a misdemeanor charge of reckless assault in court Tuesday. Texas Judge Kelly Case, who accepted the plea agreement, ordered Peterson to be placed on probation, pay a $4,000 fine and serve 80 hours of community service. Per…

1st Conviction in Fake Girl Sex Sting

An Australian man is believed to be the first convicted as a result of online sex sting operated through Sweetie, a fake 10-year-old Filipino girl. Scott Robert Hansen pleaded guilty to three charges related to child sex abuse in Brisbane District Court. He is one of the more than 1,000 men that have interacted with…

Adrian Peterson: ‘I am, without a doubt, not a child abuser’

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson spoke out for the first time Monday since his indictment, saying in a statement: “I am not a perfect son. I am not a perfect husband. I am not a perfect parent, but I am, without a doubt, not a child abuser.” Earlier Monday, the Vikings announced Peterson would…

‘X-Men’ Director Bryan Singer Accused of Sexually Abusing Teenage Boy

“X-Men: Days of Future Past” director Bryan Singer has been accused of sexually abusing a teenage boy in 1999 in a lawsuit filed Wednesday in Hawaii federal court. The plaintiff, Michael Egan, claims he was 17 when Singer forcibly sodomized him, among other allegations. Egan’s lawyers, led by Jeff Herman, allege that Singer provided him…

Paedophiles ‘streamed live child abuse from Philippines’

Police officers from Britain have joined forces with Australian and US investigators to smash a paedophile ring which streamed live child abuse from the Philippines. The investigation, which has been going on for two years, focuses on what the UK’s National Crime Agency calls “a significant and emerging threat”, particularly in developing countries. Three other…