Sex offenders on online dating sites
Convicted sex offenders must sign a Notification to Register form provided by the sentencing court in which they were convicted and/or from the city/county jail or correctional facility or private/public institution from which they are being released.An offender is in violation of the law if they fail to register regardless of whether they were informed of their duty to register in the State of Nebraska.Rob Portman, R-Ohio, told Fox News in a written statement.
“This new evidence further demonstrates that Backpage has been deeply complicit in online sex trafficking,” Sen.
Individuals are required to register if, as of January 1, 1997: they have ever plead guilty to, pled nolo contendere to, or been found guilty of any offense that is substantially equivalent to a registrable offense by any village, town, city, state, territory, commonwealth, or other jurisdiction of the United States, by the United States Government, by court-martial or other military tribunal, or by a foreign jurisdiction; OR the offender enters the state and is required to register as a sex offender under the laws of another village, town, city, state, territory, commonwealth, or other jurisdiction of the United States.
The current law no longer has a sexually violent predator provision.
The online classified ad service operates in 97 countries.
It’s similar to and allows users to buy and sell items as well as “adult services.” Backpage has repeatedly denied accusations of online sex trafficking, despite mounting evidence against them.