child sex crimes

Tongan man arrested in sting targeting child sex crimes in Hawaii

Finehafo’ou Hafoka of Kahului was arrested on 12 March for Electronic Enticement of a Child in the First Degree and Promoting Pornography for Minors.

Hafoka also was charged with two counts of indecent electronic display to a child.

Bail was set at $150,000.

Between 12 March and 14 March, officers, special agents and analysts posed as minors online and targeted those intending to meet children for sex.

Bieber impersonator charged with over 900 child sex offences

The 42-year-old man, understood to be in prison, was charged in November 2016 with a number of child sex offences including possessing child exploitation material and using a carriage service to groom persons under 16.

After a thorough examination of the man's computer, he has this week been further charged with another 931 child sex offences, including, rape, indecent treatment of children, making child exploitation material, using a carriage service to procure person under 16, and using a carriage service for child pornography material.