Published: July 31, The year-old girl had known the boy since they were young. When they talked in class, he would compliment her looks and tell her that he liked her. The boy would talk about how they could trust each other, according to court documents, then asked her for photos, including full nudes.
Nova Scotia teens charged in naked photo ring case handed conditional discharges
Nova Scotia teen naked photo ring case unlikely to deter Canadian youth: Experts | Winnipeg Sun
Six young Nova Scotia men who admitted to exchanging intimate images of at least 20 girls without their consent have been handed conditional discharges. Their conditions include no contact with the victims for nine months, the completion of counselling and 50 hours of community service within six months. Provincial court Judge Paul Scovil acknowledged that some of the conditions may have already been met by the young men. Earlier in the day, Crown prosecutor Peter Dostal told the sentencing hearing the victims were vulnerable and suffered psychological harm. Dostal asked for conditional discharges for the accused, rather than probation, which was previously indicated in a brief to the judge. The Crown lawyer said conditional discharges would require further rehabilitation and restrictions on the use of the internet, including social media. The boys, who are all from the Bridgewater area, admitted to forming a private Facebook group to exchange photos of the girls, who ranged in age from 13 to
This copy is for your personal non-commercial use only. But Judge Paul Scovil also recognized that the young men have shown remorse for their part in the creation two Dropbox accounts for the purpose of sharing dozens of intimate images of girls naked or in various states of undress. Each one of them has said how they understand how they hurt the victims, and I am encouraged by that.
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