Archive for: June, 2018

REVENGE PORN: Woman’s case not prosecuted

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - Lori Jones didn’t know her estranged husband had a private photo of her, until that photo showed up on an internet porn site. “When I went on that X-Hamster site, there was 20,544 people who had already viewed me,” she said.  “I just sat there and […]

“Revenge porn” handled differently in Illinois, Iowa

PRAIRIE VIEW, Iowa- A Fulton man is facing misdemeanor charges after prosecutors say he shared nude photos of his ex-girlfriend online. He’s being charged in Iowa, but this crime can be handled differently on either side of the Mississippi River. According to affidavits, 29-year-old Jeffery W. Ryland II hacked into […]

Alex City man arrested in 'revenge porn' case

Alex City man arrested in ‘revenge porn’ case

  William Morris Whatley II (Source: Tallapoosa County Sheriff’s Office) TALLAPOOSA COUNTY, AL (WSFA) - An Alexander City man is behind bars after he was arrested in what police call a “revenge porn” case. Alexander City Police Department officers arrested William Morris Whatley II, 30, June 12. Alex City Police […]

Felony charge filed in ‘revenge porn’ arrest

  MERRIMACK – A Manchester man wanted for allegedly posting “private sexual images” of an acquaintance on the internet turned himself in to Merrimack police. Officials said Wednesday that Aaron Mattil, 29, of Six Mulsey St., was charged with one count of nonconsensual dissemination of private sexual images, a Class […]

New York’s revenge-porn bill dies after 11th-hour campaign by Google

  New York’s revenge-porn bill died early Thursday morning after the Senate adjourned for the year and took no action in the wake of an 11th-hour campaign by Google against the legislation. The proposal — which has languished in Albany since its introduction in 2013 and was recently taken up […]