Woman gets 2 life terms for child sex traffickingWashington-based International Justice Mission (IJM) reported that the mother received one life sentence for qualified trafficking and another life sentence for child abuse and was additionally sentenced by an Albuyog Regional Trial Court to a maximum of 17 years in prison for sexually exploiting minors online. “This outcome demonstrates the effectiveness of child-protective approaches in prosecuting online child sexual exploitation cases,” Maraya added. Chicoine was sentenced to 12 years in prison in 2017 for paying for the livestreaming of child sexual abuse. He later pleaded guilty to 40 sexual offenses committed against children and was found to possess more than 10,000 images and videos of child sexual abuse. He had spent more than $20,000 arranging for the livestreaming of child sexual abuse in the Philippines and Romania.
Source: Philippine Star March 20, 2023 00:06 UTC