Miguel Zhagnay, 38, appeared before Cook County Judge Terry Gallagher on felony charges of indecent solicitation, aggravated criminal sexual abuse, travelling to meet a minor and grooming. According to the charges, an Evergreen Park police officer posing as a year-old girl began conversing with Zhagnay via a mobile app, who told the girl he was 21 years old and wanted to be a "sugar daddy. The prosecutor said Zhagnay, who told the undercover cop his name was "Anthony," arranged a meet-up on Oct. Zhagnay is alleged to have instructed the teen to buy a new bra and panties.
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But in a cigarette-scented hotel room near a Chicago airport, more than a dozen men come and go with wet cheeks and quivering lips. No one had died, no national tragedy had occurred— they had just been caught trying to buy sex. Across the country, cops are implementing a strategy that has long been debated in Europe: targeting the men who buy sex while trying to help the women who sell it. Some police and scholars say that focusing law enforcement attention on sex buyers reduces demand for prostitution, which strangles the sex industry and curbs human trafficking. But some human rights organizations, most recently Amnesty International, advocate for the decriminalization of all aspects of sex work, including buying sex. While Amnesty International members were considering whether to recommend decriminalizing sex work altogether, I was with a TIME video team on two buyer-focused sex stings in Cook County, Ill.
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Capitol complex. Mike is a teaching assistant in New York City, and to supplement his income, he has a second job: He sells drugs. The rise of gay dating sites in the s, such as early entrants Manhunt and Adam4Adam, provided gay men with new ways to connect.
By Harriet Johnston For Mailonline. Viewers of Channel 4 's Undercover Police: Hunting Paedophiles were left 'physically sickened' after watching an officer trading explicit messages about children with a suspected paedophile. During one conversation, the undercover officer described sexually abusing his ten-year-old daughter Jess to another user, before going on to unmask paedophile Graham Marshall, 36, and arrest him.