Coach pleads no contest to child porn charges

A former youth basketball coach has pleaded no contest to some serious charges. Former coach and organizer for the Rhode Island Hawks Basketball program, Jason Elliot was arrested in 2013. The program sponsors teams for boys in grades 5 through 12. He was sentenced to two years in prison and…

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KakaoTalk chat app boss quits after child porn row

The co-founder of South Korea’s most popular chat app has resigned after being accused of failing to prevent child abuse imagery being spread via the service. Kakao Corp announced Lee Seok-Woo’s departure a week after he was charged, but not detained, by prosecutors. Mr Lee had been in charge of…

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Child porn and drugs see five UN staff fired

All four were sacked, while another member of staff was fired for transporting 173kg of marijuana in an official vehicle. The five cases happened between 1 July 2014 and 30 June 2015, the report said. The UN report does not include information on any criminal charges brought against the former…

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Jacob Wetterling abduction tied to child porn suspect

Federal authorities are calling a man arrested for child pornography a person of interest in the 1989 abduction of an 11-year-old boy who is still missing. Daniel James Heinrich, 52, was arrested Wednesday and charged with five counts of possessing and receiving child pornography but has not been charged in connection…

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