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Accidental underage chat Sex Crimes, Sex Offenders

Discussion in 'Criminal Charges' started by Slogan121, Apr 29, 2020.

  1. Slogan121

    Slogan121 Law Topic Starter New Member

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    Hi,

    I was on an online dating/flirting site and was chatting (briefly) with what I thought was a 20 year old. He asked for a pic of me, I sent, then he sent one back of his junk. I asked his age after and he informed me he was 17, I immediately deleted him, blocked him, even deleted the app and my profile entirely.

    I'm freaking out and want to see what I could do or what might happen.

    Btw thank you to everyone in advance for your help
     
  2. justblue

    justblue Well-Known Member

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    What kind of pic did you send to this kid?
     
  3. Slogan121

    Slogan121 Law Topic Starter New Member

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    Just in my underwear. Nothing at all exposed. And that was when I thought he was 20, according to the profile
     
  4. army judge

    army judge Super Moderator

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    Many things can happen as the result of what you admitted to doing, mate.

    The CHILD'S parent might try to blackmail you.

    One of the many law enforcement agencies might contact you using of the thousands of sworn, law enforcement officials to stimulate you into blabbing.

    One of the millions of perverts who prefer to "diddle" kiddies might reach out to you and ask you to join a "special" chat site.

    Nothing more might ever come of the misdeed to which you admitted to doing, as noted below.



    Trafficking in "kiddie" porn is illegal.

    There are dozens of TEAMS of law enforcement officials who monitor such internet traffic 24/7.

    In some cases they'll locate your physical address and come calling.

    If that happens, the best thing for you to do is say the following: "I wish to avail myself of my 'right to remain silent'. I want to consult a lawyer."

    Then no matter what is said, say nothing more, admit to nothing.

    Do cooperate with the arresting officers and the booking process.

    Do provide your name, date of birth, address, and other identifying particulars.

    DON'T say anything about anything else.

    If you're smart, stay away from all of those online dating sites forever, or at least until you learn how this incident develops.

    If you're really worried, destroying the device used to communicate to the child wouldn't be a stupid thing to do.

    HINT: Hillary Clinton demonstrated to the planet just how to destroy electronic devices and their content.

    HINT 2: Bleach Bit helped her and her allies clean up their electronic messes.

    You might wish to view this video to make sure you don't do anything that'll help THEM convict you:

     
  5. Slogan121

    Slogan121 Law Topic Starter New Member

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    How do I know if it was a scammer? Since I deleted all of my accounts
     
  6. cbg

    cbg Super Moderator

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    You don't KNOW. But since what you have described follows the exact pattern for a very common scam, the odds are in favor.
     
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    What you describe is not a crime. Nobody will care. Don't worry about it.

    Had you continued contact, then having reason to believe he was under age, then there could have been an issue.

    As you've described it, this is a big nothing burger.
     
  8. Slogan121

    Slogan121 Law Topic Starter New Member

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    Really? I should be ok?
     
  9. cbg

    cbg Super Moderator

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    Yes. Really. You should be okay.

    Ignore any further contact that might come through and don't do such a stupid thing again. You'll be fine.
     
  10. zddoodah

    zddoodah Well-Known Member

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    If you didn't ask his age until after you exchanged pictures, what made you think he was 20?

    You "could do" lots of things, and we have no way of predicting whether anything will come of this.

    Needless to say, staying away from sites of that sort and not exchanging pornography over the internet would be a very wise thing.

    By the way, isn't this at least the second post in the last week that describes this same basic scenario?
     
  11. PayrollHRGuy

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    Over the last year among the 3 forums I take part in I've seen scenario 20 or 30 times. It seems to be an ongoing scam.
     
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  12. Slogan121

    Slogan121 Law Topic Starter New Member

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    The profile itself stated he was 20, and the application has a minimum age requirement of 18.
     
  13. zddoodah

    zddoodah Well-Known Member

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    Which I is probably utterly meaningless since I assume the app doesn't independently verify anything and simply takes folks on their word when they represent that they're at least 18. Correct?
     
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    Ok so "IF" there was a crime you jut confessed on a public site. However once you discovered this was an underage person you ceased contact and removed yourself from site. that works in your favor. What I suggest you do is NOTHING! Until such time as The Police or someone wanting to discuss this matter stay quiet and let this go! If you are contacted and someone tries to get money from you I would save all contact info and discuss the matter with Police yourself or maybe an Attorney. Until then just live your life as if this did not happen until something or someone provokes further action.
     
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