Toulouse: A Sexual Predator Tracking Down a Girl on the Internet Trapped by the Gendarmes

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The gendarmes trapped and arrested a 57-year-old man who was sentenced to 18 months in prison.

On Monday 25th March, 2019, a 57-year-old man was arrested by the gendarmes specialised in cybercrime. This sexual predator was sentenced Wednesday 27th March to 18 months in prison.

A 57-year-old man was sentenced by the Toulouse Criminal Court on Wednesday, March 27, 2019, to 18 months in prison with a warrant of committal.

According to La Dépêche du Midi , which reports the facts, this man domiciled in Frouzins (Haute-Garonne) was arrested Monday, March 25 by the gendarmes specialised in cybercrime of the section of legal support, after a long investigation work . Since April 2018, the fifty year old regularly exchanged on an Internet forum with Emilie, a 12-year-old girl .

“An old man looking for  …”

To this young girl, the man did not hesitate to make sexual propositions , explaining to be “an old man who seeks plans c …”. To encourage this schoolgirl to accept his fellatio proposals, he did not hesitate to send images showing minors performing sexual acts on adults.

Fake profile

On Monday, he finally thought he had achieved his goal, since he had gotten an appointment with Emilie in front of a bakery. Except that behind this profile was actually the gendarmes specialized in cybercrime, which, as the law allows them, use artificial profiles to hunt sexual predators on the Internet.

Child porn images and video

Following his arrest, 89 images and 5 child pornography videos were found on his computer. “Just” to masturbate, he says. “Rape”, “minor sexual relations” … On Google, his research betrays the dangerousness of this individual, pointed out by the expert in court. The representative of the Public Prosecutor’s Office requested three years in prison, including 12 months suspended and kept in detention.

18 months prison

This grandfather of six grandchildren, who had no judicial record, was sentenced to 18 months in prison at the Toulouse criminal court with a socio-judicial monitoring order. If he does not respect it, he incurs an additional two years in prison. And the man is now registered in the Automated Judicial File of the perpetrators of sexual or violent offenses (FIJAISV).

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