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He confronted the teen, and police officers called to the scene found two phones on him with more than 50 obscene films of naked boys. The accused, who cannot be named under the Children and Young Persons Act as he is 16, pleaded guilty on Tuesday Mar 16 to 10 counts of making an obscene film. Another 48 counts will be taken into consideration for sentencing. The court heard that the accused, who was 15 at the time, had gone to Sengkang Sports Complex on Sep 22, and filmed naked boys in the men's toilet. He returned again on Oct 19, , and took more videos of naked boys. One of the boys had just finished his swimming lesson and had gone to the men's changing area with his father. His father saw the accused pointing a phone at his son and confronted him before getting help from staff members. The accused was afraid and hid in one of the toilet cubicles. When the police arrived, they found two phones on the accused with 58 obscene films in them of naked boys in various positions - changing, coming out of cubicles or getting dressed. The prosecutor did not object to the calling of a probation suitability report as the accused is young and has no previous convictions, but highlighted that he can be considered a serial offender given the large number of offences in this case.
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Former US representative Anthony Weiner wasn't the only one to get hooked on sexting -- apparently, nearly half of all US adults' smartphones contain sexy photos or texts. A new study released Tuesday by security software firm McAfee titled "Love, Relationships, and Technology" details just how many people send risque photos or intimate texts to people they know or strangers. McAfee online security expert Robert Siciliano wrote in a blog post that a number of adults share "private details about their lives, including those of an intimate nature such as nude photos and sexts -- all of this on unsecured digital devices -- now, that's just asking for a social scandal. McAfee wrote than 96 percent of people use their phones to take pictures, and 49 percent send or receive sexual content via video, photo, e-mail, or messaging. People also store this provocative correspondence -- 50 percent of adults store sexts and images they receive.
With a few angry finger jabs to her home screen she shut off her phone, shoved it into her backpack, and looked out the car window. She later told me what my heart already suspected. The other details followed. Not only did she not know the classmate very well, he asked the question so casually it made her feel invisible, almost worthless. She smirked, wiped her eyes, and showed me her phone as if it were a badge of honor.