Knifepoint Facebook trader Nicali Joseph Stepancic has been jailed for five-and-a-half years.
An online drug dealer says he just never thought that the Christchurch Police might be Facebooking like everyone else.
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.
Those online scams aren’t only carried out by crooks in Nigeria and North Korea.
A man alleged to be Aranui’s Facebook phone flogger was remanded in custody on five aggravated robbery charges in the Christchurch District Court.
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.
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.
Online sex predator Christopher Lance Keenan has gone to jail for six years after admitting offences involving seven girl victims – the youngest just 13.
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.
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.