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Men in Pennsylvania charged with internet sex crime after sting

Law enforcement agents often pose with pseudo identities online when attempting to draw out persons who may be involved in illegal activities. Often, these types of stings involve drugs or a possible internet sex crime. A recent incident occurred that resulted in four arrests of men in Pennsylvania.

Apparently, the sting was implemented over a recent holiday weekend. Undercover investigators posted an online advertisement, pretending to be prostitutes offering exchanges of sexual acts for money. Four different men are said to have taken the bait by making contact and plans for the exchange.

The defendants range in age from 24 to 51. Each of the men now faces charges of patronizing prostitutes. In addition, a 41-year-old also had charges of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver filed against him.

Several Pennsylvania police departments and law enforcement agencies combined efforts in the recent sting operation that resulted in the arrests. A spokesman said that these types of joint effort operations are meant to send strong messages to the community that internet sex crime activities will not be tolerated in the area. Any person charged with such crimes may build as strong a defense as possible to fight against those charges in court. This is often achieved through legal counsel from a criminal lawyer who has defended other sex crime cases. An experienced defense attorney understands the rippling effects such charges can have on a person's life and can take steps to help minimize the potentially negative impact the situation may have on one's future.

Source: citizensvoice.com, "Four facing charges for patronizing prostitutes", Bob Kalinowski, JUne 3, 2016

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