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Convicted sex offender pleads guilty for abusing 2 more children
"SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - A man from Morrisville admitted on Wednesday that he sexually abused two children in 2009. Daniel Pyburn, 45, then received eight concurrent life prison sentences as part of a plea agreement.
Pyburn pleaded guilty in Greene County Circuit Court to six counts of first-degree statutory sodomy and two counts of first-degree child molestation. He was charged in 2012 and jailed in lieu of a $250,000 bond."
www.ky3.com, JOctober 1, 2015.

Sex Offender Facing Multiple Child Molestation Charges
"The allegations are appalling, and it all started with a tip that 40-year-old Cornelio Jimenez was distributing child pornography.
"These images are pictures and videos of children, even as young as 6 months, being sexually abused," Sgt. Jeff Kertson with Central California ICAC said.
Detectives with the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force arrested Jimenez Thursday morning on child pornography charges, but it gets worse. "
www.yourcentralvalley.com, June 26, 2015.

Convicted sex offender kills two, wounds three others in Maine rampage
" A convicted sex offender stole guns and a pickup truck before killing two people and wounding three others in a bloody overnight rampage in northern Maine, authorities said.
Anthony Lord was apprehended Friday at a family member's home in Houlton. A woman who was with him was safe, State Police Lt. Sean Hashey said."
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS, July 17, 2015.

Missing California girl found inside sex offender's garage
"Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies arrested 26-year-old Kaene Dean on Wednesday and charged him with oral copulation of a minor after he allegedly sexually assaulted the girl inside his parents' Santa Clarita house, where he lives."
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS, July 16, 2015.

Convicted sex offender in Michigan says kids can't resist him and keep seeking him out: report
" A convicted sex offender in Michigan attempted the "they were asking for it" defense with authorities — "they" being boys he preys on.
Jason Michael Spencer, who is already doing prison time for one child sex crime, admitted to sexually assaulting a boy but claimed the child "actually had approached him and he 'wanted it,' " according to a probable cause affadavit from Kent County Sheriff's Detective Joel Roon."
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS, June 04, 2015.

Amber Alert issued after missing 14-year-old Tennessee girl last seen with wanted sex offender
"An Amber Alert was issued in Tennessee for Hayleigh Wilson, of Surgoinsville, after she left home around 10 p.m. Monday. Early Tuesday, she was spotted at a Walmart in Marion, N.C., with 41-year-old Benjamin Shook, a sex offender who did 10 years in prison for child molestation, records show."
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS, June 24, 2015.

Former health and sex ed teacher at Fitchburg, Mass. charter school pleads guilty to rape of 14–year–old student
"A former sex ed teacher will now be getting sex offender counseling and two–and–a–half years in jail after pleading guilty to raping a 14–year–old student."
Daily News, March 18, 2015.

Everett man who raped, killed boy now arrested for child porn
"EVERETT—A registered sex offender with a 1974 conviction for raping and murdering a 6–year–old boy was arrested earlier this week for investigation of possessing and distributing child pornography."
Heraldnet.com, March 07, 2015.

British Airways pilot had sex with boys during layovers in India, prosecutor says
"Frere, the son of a retired Oxford University professor, faces a litany of assault and child porn offenses dating as far back as 2001."
Daily News, September 23, 2014.

FL pervert busted with condoms, lubricant during sex sting
"A judge sentenced registered sex offender Paul Culbreth, 52, to nearly 20 years in the slammer after federal agents busted him with condoms and lubricants as part of a teenage sex sting."
Daily News, September 13, 2014.

Newberry Police: Megan's Law Sex Offender Enticed Girls with Booze, pills.
"According to charging documents, Tillinghast approached one of the girls July 13 as she was walking along Persian Lilac Drive. He pulled up next to her in a silver or gray minivan and tried to convince her to come home with him by offering her alcohol, documents state.
The next day, Tillinghast tried to grab the girl as she again was standing along Persian Lilac Drive, police allege. The girl ran behind a car to get away from him, documents state. Less than an hour later, the girl saw Tillinghast again. This time he grabbed her arm, told her he had pills and alcohol at his home and tried to get her to agree to go there, police allege. The girl told officers she was able to pull free from him and run away, police said.
Two other girls made similar allegations against Tillinghast, according to police. They said they were walking along White Dogwood Drive on July 13 when he pulled up in his minivan and started talking to them, documents state. "If (you're) down to chill, I have a few beers," he allegedly told them, but the girls continued to walk away from him, documents state.
Megan's Law: Tillinghast was convicted in 2005 of attempted sexual abuse and is listed as a Megan's Law sex offender, according to Pennsylvania's Megan's Law website.
York Dispatch, July 18, 2014.

Megan's Law offender charged in sex assaults in Greenburg (PA)
"In 2013 he allegedly had repeated sexual contact with a 12–year–old girl, threatening to kill her if she reported the crime, according to court records. He allegedly exposed himself to a second victim, a high school student. He carried on a physical relationship last summer with a third victim, another high school student, court records show.
Fiore is a convicted sex offender. He pleaded guilty to unlawful contact with a minor, attempted corruption of minors, attempted indecent assault of a person younger than 16 and attempted statutory sexual assault in Fayette County in 2009."
Trib Live, July 9, 2014.

Jailed fiend Peter Braunstein loses suit for porn magazines, book about rapist
Braunstein, 50, was convicted seven years ago of dressing as a firefighter on Oct. 31, 2005, chloroforming an ex-colleague and sexually abusing her for 13 hours. A judge ruled that the infamous inmate was not entitled to the book or magazine, which contained images simulating child pornography.
Daily News, May 03, 2014.

Convicted Sex Offender Sues to Change National City's 300-Feet from Kids Rule
An organization called Reform Sex Offender Laws is filing lawsuits in 71 California cities to change local ordinances targeting convicted sex offenders.
NBC7 News, April 16, 2014

London cops: Three women freed from 30 years of slavery were physically abused and traumatized
Brainwashed and beaten, the women in London were slaves to an unidentified couple living in 'unremarkable house.' The youngest victim, age 30, likely spent her entire life imprisoned.
Daily News, November 22, 2013

Preventing sexual abusers of children from reoffending: systematic review of medical and psychological interventions
BMJ, August 09, 2013

White supremacist pair targeted sex offender in double murder: suspects
Jeremy and Christine Moody of South Carolina say they used a sex offender registry to find sex crime convict Charles Parker and his wife, Gretchen Parker.
Daily News, July 06, 2012

Sex offender Brandon Scott Lavergne arrested in case of missing Louisiana college student Mickey Shunick
Daily News, July 06, 2012

Ohio Teen Sentenced In Rape Of Child At McDonald's
Huffington Post, February 21, 2012

Sex predators find easy prey in Nicaragua
Nicaragua Dispatch, November 30, 2011

32-year-old sex offender arrested for rape of 75-year-old woman in Bronx
Daily News, September 13, 2010

Megan's Law
Text of the federal legislation allowing public access to state sex offender registries.

No longer a registered sex offender, but the stigma remains
CNN.com, February 11, 2010

Experts: Predator laws not working
Union-Tribune, March 3, 2010

Do Sex Offender Registration and Notification Requirements Deter Juvenile Sex Crimes?
Criminal Justice and Behavior, Vol. 37, No. 5, 553-569 (2010)

As shattered lives are put back together, cracks remain
The Wichita (KS) Eagle, December 11, 2010

Assessing the Impact of Sex Offender Registration and Community Notification On Sex-Offending Trajectories
Criminal Justice and Behavior, Vol. 37, No. 5, 570-582 (2010)

The Case of Dr. John Schneeberger
Article archive of the case of Dr. John Schneeberger, of Canada, convicted sex offender and court ordered visits with his young daughters.

Sex Offender Poses As Child, Attends School
www.wnbc.com, September 11, 2008

'I Forgot' Not a Defense for Calif. Sex Offenders Failing to Register
The Associated Press, August 30, 2004

Sexual Abusers of Children Often Get Deals, No Convictions
The Miami Herald, January 28, 2004

Supreme Court Upholds Sex Offender Registration Laws
CNN, September 5, 2003

Teacher Charged With Sex Abuse Is Registered Sex Offender In Florida
Mohave Daily News, January 29, 2002

Man Who Held Girl Captive for Decade Given 14 Years
Mainichi Daily News, January 22, 2002

Chemically Castrated Predator Seeks Use of Viagra
The Associated Press, August 5, 2002

Offenders 'Can Look After Kids'
The Press, October 18, 2002

Laporte Child Molester Gets 20-Year Sentence For Second Offense
South Bend Tribune, May 4, 2002

Sentence For Sex Offender Protested
Philadelphia Inquirer, May 23, 2002

Sentences For Sex Offenders Double
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, March 2, 2002

The Psychiatrist as Accomplice
The Washington Times, April 28, 2002, editorial article by Dr. Thomas S. Szasz, M.D.

Rape Suspect Assaulted Her at Jail, Teen Says
Rocky Mountain News, March 6, 2002

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