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Sex Offenders in Michigan Evicted From MySpace

Updated on February 02, 2016

Sex Offenders Kicked Off MySpace

Michigan Attorney General Mike Cox furnished MySpace with a list of names on the state's sex offender registry which MySpace used to evict 200 individuals from the social networking website.The MySpace site can be continuously updated as names are added to the state's sex offender registry. However, officials from MySpace and Cox's office acknowledged that there are ways to get around the protections with fake names and changed email addresses.

Thomas Lazar, an attorney who represents dozens of sex offenders expressed the hope that the state would "would tweak the law" to take into account people like his clients who no longer have a sex offense on their record but will be on the registry for at least 25 years. "They lump these really bad guys right next to a 17-year-old who slapped a girl on the ass on a bus. they don't make any distinctions in Michigan," Lazar said. "And now they are stuck on the registry. They can't get a job. They can't get an apartment. They can't get anything."



Detroit Free Press 12-01-09 Facebook Acquaintance Leads to Rape Charge

Man allegedly hidden in closet of girl, 13, is charged

Their Facebook friendship raises alarms, police say

BY TAMMY STABLES BATTAGLIA

FREE PRESS STAFF WRITER|A 19-year-old Detroit man is in Detroit Police custody for allegedly having sex with a 13-year-old girl he met on Facebook, police said today.

The arrest came after the girl's mother opened her daughter’s bedroom closet late Sunday night and found a surprised set of eyes staring back: a 19-year-old man whom she had discouraged her daughter from seeing.

“I said, ‘Who are you?!’ and he looked at her,” the 32-year-old mother said today of her daughter, who was sitting on a bed across the room.

Nineteen-year-old Donald Hunter was being held at Wayne County Jail as prosecutors approved a warrant charging him with two felony counts of third-degree criminal sexual conduct, punishable by up to 15 years in prison, Detroit Police spokesman John Roach said tonight....

As her mother spoke, the girl softly called the man her first boyfriend.

“(I hope) I get blamed for it and he don’t go to jail,” the quiet teen said...

Detroit Police Chief Warren Evans said in a statement that “an iron-clad condition” of a child being allowed to use the Internet should be for the parent to know the passwords to their child’s e-mail and social networking accounts.

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      soman 9 years ago

      iloveu

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      Ralph Deeds 9 years ago from Birmingham, Michigan

      Thanks for the comment. You might not if you knew that it's me in the picture above! :-)

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      DeMarco 9 years ago

      Ha ha ha ha ha ha...that photo just tore me up!!

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      Ralph Deeds 9 years ago from Birmingham, Michigan

      Me too!

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      my space friend adder 9 years ago

      You simply never know who is on the other end.

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      bzzt 8 years ago

      FUNNY!!!!!! Wish every kid who flirts online cud c that pic! itd make them avoid chatin wit strangers like the PLAGUE!!!

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      Ralph Deeds 8 years ago from Birmingham, Michigan

      I thought it was pretty funny and pretty sick!

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      tinnyne0ne30 7 years ago

      I hope there no sex offenders on tag

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      MFB III 7 years ago from United States

      So Blimpo

      the sexual gimpo

      is now prevented

      from co-ercing

      little Susie dimples

      into exciting the

      somewhat flaccid pimple

      of his genitilia,

      sounds simple to me.

      He is more then welcome to go to my space, if he ever messes with the members of my family or friends, It is a space which I have reserved for such maggots as this, it is about fourteen miles from me, it measures approximately 6ft. by three ft. and lies somewhere to the north side of potter's field. He will get his own number, and a chance to create all the bones he wants, without harming the living breathing innocent that he was once so drawn to....~~~~~~MFB III

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      shelby  7 years ago

      your all fraek pervs that fat man scares me

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      Ralph Deeds 7 years ago from Birmingham, Michigan

      A former chief United Nations weapons inspector is accused of contacting what he thought was a 15-year-old girl in an Internet chat room, engaging in a sexual conversation and showing himself masturbating on a Web camera. Scott Ritter of Delmar, N.Y

      Andrew Scott in the Pocono Record January 14, 2010.

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      Isabelle22 7 years ago from Somewhere on the coastline

      The net can be a totally scarey place. The first pic is so true. It is so hard to know who you are talking to on the net. Especially when you know this sort of thing happens so much.

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      Ralph Deeds 7 years ago from Birmingham, Michigan

      Very true. There are a lot of sick people out there.

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      Ralph Deeds 7 years ago from Birmingham, Michigan

      Now, with the help of an inventive lawyer, the young woman known as Amy — her real name has been withheld in court to prevent harassment — is fighting back.

      She is demanding that everyone convicted of possessing even a single Misty image pay her damages until her total claim of $3.4 million has been met.

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      prity458 7 years ago

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      lisa .horton22 6 years ago

      Thank you Ralph, for that visual. Really. I have four daughters so I made a copy and hung it by our computer as a reminder.

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      Ralph Deeds 2 years ago from Birmingham, Michigan

      1-24-15Detroit Free Press--"Michigan Teacher Had 1500 Explicit Images at School"

      Michigan teacher had child porn at school, records show

      A Williamston teacher facing child pornography charges had some 1,500 sexually explicit images on a thumb drive found at the school

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