Rafael Núñez | July 7, 2008 at 09:03 pm
BAYAMON, Puerto Rico – A 43-year-old man from Hato Rey, Puerto Rico, was arrested here today after a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) investigation revealed that he was sexually enticing a girl who he thought was 13-years-old.
Angel Cosme-Martinez was arrested by ICE agents in the parking lot of Plaza Rio Hondo after he arranged the meeting during the sexually explicit conversations. .
Cosme-Martinez is being charged with Title 18 United States Code (USC), Section 2422(b).
“This arrest is a stern reminder of the consequences awaiting those who use the Internet to sexually exploit innocent children,” said Manuel Oyola Torres, special agent in charge of ICE’s office of investigations in Puerto Rico. “Some predators mistakenly believe the anonymity of cyberspace shields them from scrutiny, when in fact, their use of computers and the Internet have given us new tools in our enforcement efforts to protect children from online predators.” (more…)