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Vegas man posed as child fashion photographer on craigslist


Personally I think people who push their kids into modeling are mentally deficient. Too many people see it as a get rich quick scheme without realizing how many people out there want to take advantage of their children. I’ve posted too many stories about child predators and human traffickers who used the allure of modeling to get close to their victims. However if you’re going to push your kid in that direction don’t post ads on craigslist looking for work for your kid.

One such woman from Bakersfield, California placed such an ad and police say it was responded to 43-yer-old Charles Max Pollock of Las Vegas. That’s over a four-hour trip and almost 300 miles in case you were wondering. Pollock allegedly said that he was a photographer, rented a motel room and took explicit photos of the child. No word on the age of the child but he’s at least of computer using age since the article states that Pollock continued communication with the child. Since Pollock crossed state lines he’s looking at 30 years in federal prison.

Craigslist is the cesspool of the internet. If you post just about any ad in regards to an underage child you more than likely to get a response from a child predator than a talent agent.

Repeat California rapist avoids multiple life sentences

German Baeza

German Baeza

Sex offender takes plea deal in case that prompted change to state law:

I originally posted about German Baeza here. He’s the convicted rapist who cut off his ankle monitor and went on to rape again.

In 2004 Baeza pleaded no contest to rape and got 6 years. Not long after he got out he met a 15-year-old girl on a social networking site and raped her. He also forced a 14-year-old girl into his car at gunpoint and tried to rape her.

He was facing multiple life sentences but thanks to the wonders of plea bargaining he’s only getting 30 years. He shouldn’t have been let out in the first place. Six years for one of the most horrible crimes you can commit is more than a joke.

It’s getting to the point in our society where rape isn’t seen as that big of a deal anymore and that’s pathetic.