There has been a huge increase in the last few years by federal and state authorities to catch sexual predators.
Law enforcement officers have learned that it is relatively easy to lure people into committing a sexual crime, and that sexual cases are politically popular to prosecute and very unpopular to defend. We have been extremely successful in defending people who have been caught in a sting either through a moment of bad judgment or illegal entrapment.
Premier Defense Group has successfully defended many clients who through entrapment, an error in judgment or simple bad luck were caught in a sex crime sting operations.Background: Operation Candyman began in January 2001 when an undercover FBI agent joined the site.He had instant access to about 100 images and video clips, most of which showed prepubescent children engaged in sexual acts with themselves and adults.Sting operations occur regularly on some of the largest and most trusted web sites such as My Space, Facebook, AOL, and Yahoo.The undercover police will often lure unsuspecting adults into conversations thinking and then gradually introduce incriminating facts such as being under the age of 18 or, if the penalties are greater, under the age of 15.
The FBI estimates that there were more than 7,000 subscribers to the group, with around 2,400 living abroad.