Member Blog Post
... is that they're too close to the actual pointlessly brutal bastards that really do exist.
(Found on the wiki about another unnamed website forum.)
- A triple homicide in Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada. A 12-year-old girl and her 23-year-old boyfriend, whom she communicated with on [the website], were charged in the murders.
- Two Toronto men were charged with carrying out the bidding of a woman they met on the site by stabbing a 12-year-old boy 73 times, killing him. and drinking their blood.
- The site has been linked to an arson in Minnesota and to rapes of underage women in New York and Texas.
- In Australia, a 50-year-old man and his 19-year-old son are accused of using [the website] to create fictitious characters to meet Carly Ryan, 15. The father travelled to Adelaide in January 2007 for the girl's 15th birthday. Carly was drowned and was found floating in the water at Port Elliot on South Australia's south coast a month later. The two men, who cannot be identified, have denied murdering the teenager. On January 21, 2010, a 50-year-old man from Victoria was found guilty of the murder of Carly Ryan. His son was found not guilty and has since returned to Victoria.
- In December 2007, in California, a 23-year-old man met a 13-year-old girl posing as an adult on [the website]. They met and allegedly engaged in sexual activity. Police were tipped off, and he was arrested. In California, even if minors lie about their age, they still cannot give consent. When questioned on the stand, the minor couldn't remember any details of their dates or the sexual activity they engaged in. The case was too weak against him, and the man was found not guilty on two of the charges.
In no way do I believe or wish to insinuate the other website had any culpability for promoting these attacks anymore than WalMart is responsible for crimes committed in their parking lot.
I just don't like dangerous crazy people that insist on planning and pursuing what they know is wrong - that's why they try to hide their actions, albeit poorly.