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Why police ‘like’ Facebook

March 21, 2018 | By More
Why police ‘like’ Facebook

An online drug dealer says he just never thought that the Christchurch Police might be Facebooking like everyone else.

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Man jailed for indecencies after online contact

January 24, 2018 | By More
Man jailed for indecencies after online contact

It began with a 47-year-old man confiscating booze from a 15-year-old girl at a party because she was too young. Months of sexual indecencies followed.

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Local online scammer

January 19, 2018 | By More
Local online scammer

Those online scams aren’t only carried out by crooks in Nigeria and North Korea.

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Facebook phone robberies alleged

November 6, 2017 | By More
Facebook phone robberies alleged

A man alleged to be Aranui’s Facebook phone flogger was remanded in custody on five aggravated robbery charges in the Christchurch District Court.

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Online contact led to sex charges

October 20, 2017 | By More
Online contact led to sex charges

After confiscating alcohol from a 15-year-old girl he met at a party because she was too young, a 47-year-old man began grooming her for online indecencies and sexual encounters.

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Christchurch man charged with blackmail

March 8, 2017 | By More
Christchurch man charged with blackmail

A New Brighton man has been remanded on a blackmail charge of threatening to disclose historic sexual offending by another man unless he was paid $40,000.

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Online predator jailed for six years

February 22, 2017 | By More
Online predator jailed for six years

Online sex predator Christopher Lance Keenan has gone to jail for six years after admitting offences involving seven girl victims – the youngest just 13.

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Community sentence for threats and Facebook offending

October 27, 2016 | By More
Community sentence for threats and Facebook offending

A 23-year-old man who threatened to set fire to a woman’s house, and used Facebook to send her brother a nude photo of her, was sentenced to supervision and community work.

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Social media used in sex offending

September 12, 2016 | By More
Social media used in sex offending

A man who used social media to try to coerce six young women to provide him with sexual images and movies, has pleaded guilty to eight charges in the Christchurch District Court.

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Juror cleared of making Facebook check

August 18, 2016 | By More
Juror cleared of making Facebook check

A juror has been cleared of an allegation that she looked up the Facebook page of one of the defendants during a Christchurch District Court arson trial.

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