Iowa prosecutor drops sexting charges against teen

Sanity prevails in Iowa, as the Marion County Attorney has agreed to not file charges against a teenage girl who sent racy (not nude) photos of herself to a classmate. As reported by the Des Moines Register: The girl was a freshman at Knoxville High School when she sent two photos in March 2016, one withContinue reading “Iowa prosecutor drops sexting charges against teen”

Iowa can’t block sex offender from having smart phone

An Iowa appeals court has ruled that the state cannot prohibit a registered sex offender from having a smart phone. The court ruled the internet restriction was unreasonable because the internet was not used in commission of the crime. The 23-year-old man plead guilty to counts of lascivious acts with a child and assault withContinue reading “Iowa can’t block sex offender from having smart phone”

Sexting scam targets Iowa men

The Des Moines Register reports on a sexting scam that the Iowa Department of Public Safety says has targeted some men in Iowa. The scam starts by an alleged woman contacting a man through an online dating app or website. Within days, the woman says they should start texting. The texting then turns sexual and includes the exchange of nudeContinue reading “Sexting scam targets Iowa men”