Related News: Two guilty over match.com dating site scam

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Two men have been convicted for their roles in a scam to con 12 women out of nearly £250,000 via a dating website.

Winchester Crown Court heard the fictional “James Richards” told women using match.com he needed money to release a £100m inheritance in India.

One victim handed over £174,000.

Peter Monty Emu, 28, of Portsmouth, and Adewunmi Nusi, 27, of Hermitage, Berkshire, were convicted of money laundering. Chukwuka Ugwu, 28, and Emmanuel Oko admitted the same charge.

Source: BBC

Related News: Father held in slaying of man who sexually abused his daughter seeks quick trial

One new article link has been added to our Related News page. AL.com published an article titled Father held in slaying of man who sexually abused his daughter seeks quick trial.

An Alabama father is seeking a speedy trial on charges he killed a man convicted of sexually abusing his daughter.

Defense lawyer Tommy Drake filed the request in Cullman County Circuit Court on Friday. Drake says a hearing is set for Tuesday.

Source: AL.com

Related News: Daleville woman convicted of child solicitation

One new article link has been added to our Related News page. The Dothan Eagle published an article titled Daleville woman convicted of child solicitation.

A Daleville woman was found guilty Thursday of soliciting a child for sex.

Dale County District Attorney Kirke Adams said Circuit Court Judge William Filmore revoked the bail for 32-year-old Heather Fulford Bryant after a jury found her guilty of a felony electronic solicitation of a child.

Source: Dothan Eagle

Related News: Convicted child abuser gets maximum sentence

One new article link has been added to our Related News page. The Troy Messenger published an article titled Convicted child abuser gets maximum sentence.

A man who subjected a child to inappropriate contact for two years has been sentenced to 10 years for the crime.

“We were very pleased with the sentence,” said Assistant District Attorney Josh Wilson, prosecutor for the trial and the sentencing. “In fact, that was what the we had asked for.”

A jury found Lawrence Lewis Jr. guilty of sexual abuse last month. Pike County Circuit Judge Thomas Head could have sentenced Lewis to as little as a year and a day for the class c felony.

Source: Troy Messenger

Related News: In video apology, former teacher ‘at peace’ after conviction on sex-abuse charge

One new article link has been added to our Related News page. AL.com published an article titled In video apology, former teacher ‘at peace’ after conviction on sex-abuse charge.

The former high school teacher convicted on Friday of having sex with a 14-year-old student has issued a video apology in which she credits her faith for helping her through the ordeal.

Alicia Gray, 28, was sentenced to six months in jail and ordered to surrender her teaching certificate for engaging in a sexual act or deviant sexual intercourse with a student under 19 years old while teaching at Mary G. Montgomery High School in Semmes in 2013. She will also have to register as a sex offender.

Source: AL.com

Related News: Jury convicts Opelika man of sexual abuse

One new article link has been added to our Related News page. Opelika-Auburn News published an article titled Jury convicts Opelika man of sexual abuse.

It took a jury about 10 minutes to convict George Cannon of sexually abusing an 8-year old girl a few years ago.

On Wednesday, Cannon, 63, of Opelika was found guilty of sexual abuse of a child under the age of 12 following two days of testimony, where the state contended that Cannon had inappropriately touched a girl while she and her brother spent the night at his home.

Following the verdict, Assistant District Attorney Clay Thomas said he appreciated Assistant District Attorney Gentry Jackson’s work in the case and was pleased the jury found Cannon guilty.

Source: Opelika-Auburn News

Related News: Mont. court blocks judge on new sentence for teen rape

One new article link has been added to our Related News page. USA Today published an article titled Mont. court blocks judge on new sentence for teen rape.

Montana’s Supreme Court on Friday ordered a county judge to cancel a hearing to reconsider the 30-day prison sentence he gave a former high school teacher convicted of raping a 14-year-old student with whom he had a sexual relationship for several months.

Source: USA Today