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Just 12 revenge porn convictions in Birmingham and Black Country - despite hundreds of potential victims

Just 12 revenge porn convictions in Birmingham and Black Country – despite hundreds of potential victims

  Just 12 people were convicted of sharing revenge porn in the West Midlands last year. It became a criminal offense to disclose private sexual photographs and films with intent to cause distress in April 2015, but numbers of prosecutions and convictions resulting from the new law are still low. […]

10 charges and three convictions since 'revenge porn' criminalisation

10 charges and three convictions since ‘revenge porn’ criminalization

Ten charges have been brought and three convictions secured since so-called ‘revenge porn’ was criminalised in the North, police have confirmed. ‘Disclosing private sexual photographs and films with intent to cause distress’ was officially criminalised under the Justice Act (Northern Ireland) 2016. There were 24 recorded instances of the crime […]