Suon pleaded guilty in January to one count of enticement of a minor to engage in illegal sexual activity and agreed to the forfeiture of his property used in the crime, including his vehicle and cellular telephone. “This case demonstrates that criminals will travel across state lines to physically harm children, and are not only having online conversations or trading sexually explicit photographs.
Aggressive laws have been enacted at the state and federal level in an attempt to eradicate the distribution and consumption of child pornography and punish those who commit other sex crimes against children.
About 50 million Americans lacked health care coverage as the law began taking effect, and supporters hope it will significantly reduce the ranks of the uninsured.A child prostitution conviction can result in a sex offender designation.As in all criminal cases, in California, the State – not the defendant – has the burden of proof beyond a reasonable doubt.This means that you are presumed innocent of the charge(s) unless or until you are proven guilty.Parents are concerned, and rightfully so, about their children being exposed to sex crimes through the Internet.
Nicholas Ponh Suon, 41, of Norwalk, Calif., was sentenced in Reno by U. The conversations were engaged in using different smart phone applications, including “Tango” and “Skout.” On Aug. It was investigated by the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office and the FBI, and brought as part of Project Safe Childhood, a nationwide initiative launched in May 2006 by the Department of Justice to combat the growing epidemic of child sexual exploitation and abuse.