Yes, it can happen here …

Twenty people have been arrested in Virginia and 20 others elsewhere in an undercover investigation targeting online child predators and child pornographers … two in Harrisonburg!

Virginia State Police said that NOVA-DC ICAC task force arrested nine people as part of the investigation. The arrests included:

  • Anarug Sharma, 35, of Fairfax. Charges: two counts of use of communications systems to facilitate offenses involving children; one count attempted indecent liberties with a child.
  • Kenneth Maleski of Maryland. Charges: use of communications systems to facilitate certain offenses involving children and attempted indecent liberties with a child.
  • Joseph Confoy, 52, of Ashburn. Charges: use of communication System and Attempted Indecent Liberties with a child.
  • Sean Passerelli, 32, of Harrisonburg. Charge: Attempted indecent liberties with a child.
  • Kyle Bruns, 23, of Harrisonburg. Charge: Attempted indecent liberties with a child.

See the full story by Lauren Jost at the WOODBRIDGE PATCH

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April 16, 2012
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