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MySpace Molester Arrested In West Palm Beach, Florida

myspacelogo_180x120-150x118A 24-year old man, Jeremy William Sherrill, was arrested last week by authorities and charged with luring women from MySpace and then sexually attacking them.

According to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Department, a man named “Joaquin” contacted a woman on MySpace and offered her employment. The 21-year-old woman said “Joaquin” asked her to meet him after 11:30 PM. The woman said that was unprofessional but “Joaquin” needed someone to start working immediately and he had to go to Fort Lauderdale the next morning. The woman agreed to meet him to discuss the job opening. Instead, the man drove her to a secluded spot and ordered her to perform sex acts.

Jeremy Sherrill from Greenacres, a suburb of West Palm Beach, faces one count of sexual battery and one count of attempted sexual battery, as well as one count each of sexual assault, kidnapping and grand theft. He is being held in Palm Beach County Jail on $600,000 bail.

Palm Beach County Internet Crimes

Internet crimes are growing in Palm Beach County. The case mentioned above is only one of many stories you hear about these days. As more people use the Internet, more people are being charged with these crimes. Child pornography, eBay fraud, phishing, cyberstalking, solicitation and predatory criminal sexual assault are very serious charges.

Most Internet crimes are felonies and carry long prison sentences. Internet sex crimes also carry the possibility of lifetime registration as sex offender. To ensure your rights and freedom, you need an experienced Internet crime defense attorney to help you.

Internet crimes are becoming more common. If you have been charged with a crime like this in Palm Beach County, hire a criminal defense attorney who has experience with these kinds of crimes.

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