The FBI recently arrested 39-year-old Nathan Bryan, of Bradenton, Florida, for allegedly trying to solicit children for sex by advertising his babysitting services on craigslist. Federal investigators believe that Bryan was using these ads to gain access to kids.
Reports say that the FBI posed as a father who was offering their child for sex on craigslist when they were contacted by Bryan.
For more than a year, the FBI says Bryan has been chatting online with an undercover agent posing as the father of an 8-year-old boy. Investigators say Bryan spelled out what he’d like to do to the child saying, “I just want to smell him and taste him.”
The feds set up a meeting place where Bryant was arrested. They’re also requesting help from the public if they had any kind of baby sitting contact with Bryan.
The CETF is asking anyone who has information about this matter or who may have hired Bryan for the above services to contact the FBI Tampa Field Office at 1-866-838-1153 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
What really surprised me was the reaction by his landlord. He didn’t approve of what Bryan did but…
“I thought he was very dedicated to the children he took care of. And he loved his nannying. Sure, I knew he was getting jobs by posting, but everyone uses Craigslist. It didn’t bring up any red flags or anything,” the landlord tells 10 News.
Yes, everyone uses craigslist, especially predators.
UPDATE 2/12/2016: Bryan has been given a life sentence.