A judge has ruled that a 51-year-old man should have done more to verify the age of a sexual contact he met through the R18 homosexual dating site Grindr – the boy was aged 15.
Suppression clamps have gone on the court appearance of a teenager charged over the alleged Facebook re-posting of the live stream of Friday’s mosque shootings and messages “inciting extreme violence”.
A juror’s Facebook session has brought a criminal trial to an instant end in the Christchurch District Court, just as the judge was about to deliver his summing up.
A 24-year-old Christchurch man set up a Facebook account as a 14-year-old girl to get teenage boys to send him naked pictures and videos.
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.