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Swedish man charged after flashing girls

TT/The Local/vt · 15 Jan 2011, 12:35

Published: 15 Jan 2011 12:35 GMT+01:00

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The 49-year-old man was also charged for aggravated child pornography crimes after police discovered over 4,000 child porn images on his computer, Västerviks-Tidningen wrote on Friday.

In addition, during a chat on the internet, he asked a nine-year-old girl to show him her genitals on the webcam, the report said. They also found 126 film sequences with child pornography on his computer, the report said.

Police have had the man, who has previously been convicted in 20 cases of sexual assault and one case of sexual relations with children, in their sights for some time, the newspaper reported.

After undergoing an investigation involving the suspect for a period of time in 2009, they conducted a search of his residence, where they found large quantities of pornographic images of children and movies on his computer, the report said.

Several of the images and movies contained sequences that the prosecution found particularly ruthless, according to the newspaper.

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In November 2010, the Swedish Bankers' Association announced that cooperation between Swedish banks and police to stop the purchase of child porngraphy images over the internet had proven effective.

Separately, a district court in southern Sweden sentenced a man who lured 45 young girls and adolescents to pose in front of webcams to one year in prison the previous month.

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17:05 January 15, 2011 by StockholmSam
"...the man, who has previously been convicted in 20 cases of sexual assault and one case of sexual relations with children..."

I'm sorry for my confusion here....why was this man not in prison already?
19:57 January 15, 2011 by Swedesmith
Too bad kids don't carry sling shots around anymore.
20:42 January 15, 2011 by Puge Henis

This is Sweden.

Wouldnt be too surprised if tomorrow we see this headline on TL:

Girls sued for laughing at flashers tiny pee pee.

The man, who will not be identified but will be known as "Svenson" says his feelings were hurt and has suffered unrepairable physiological when cruel girls laughed at his ding a ling when he couldnt control himself and flashed them afore mentioned ding a ling.

His lawyer demands that the girls pay a fine and must sit in a room where Svenson will be given another chance to flash them but this time they must not laugh under perjury of the court.

67% of Swedes thought this was fair.

11% of polled Swedes (allegedly inbred) think more wolves should be shot for this.

The feminist part vows to burn 111,000 kr if this happens (1000kr for every millimeter)
00:21 January 16, 2011 by Tanskalainen
It's difficult not to laugh at a ding a ling when it has a little icicle hanging from it.
20:49 January 16, 2011 by Ivan Juric
Maybe he was having a wiki leak in the garden.
00:56 January 17, 2011 by Swedesmith
How come you never hear about girls flashing old men?

Maybe no one ever complains.
17:50 January 17, 2011 by BrittInSweden
"Police have had the man, who has previously been convicted in 20 cases of sexual assault and one case of sexual relations with children, in their sights for some time, the newspaper reported."

And yet the police allowed him to have obtained all that child porn and interact with children online?

Its convicted people like this that need their communication systems monitoring. They don't deserve normal freedoms everyone else earns.
20:32 January 20, 2011 by wxman
I fully agree with the sentiments here that this man should have already been incarcerated for a long time, not at home free to molest children. However, I disagree with the closing statement of BrittInSweden. We don't earn our freedoms, we're born with them.
13:30 February 14, 2011 by AmFly
Is this the in-thing now? pedophiles and nut-cases hiding behind computers luring thousands of naive individuals and children to sexual nightmares or even death? What a sick world we living in now.
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