A MARRIED teacher who had sex with her year-old student in front of his pal in a classroom may have been grooming more child victims. Brittany Zamora, 28, was arrested in March last year after her victim's horrified parents found she had bombarded him with x-rated messages. The sixth grade teacher romped with the teen for months at an Arizona elementary school where she worked. A recently viewed police report, seen by The Arizona Republic , alleges Zamora was also inappropriate with other kids in the class. Las Brisas Academy Principal Timothy Dickey interviewed students when the allegations emerged and notes from those conversations were included in the police report.
A teenage boy in North Carolina has been prosecuted for having nude pictures of himself on his own mobile phone. The young man, who is now 17 but was 16 at the time the photos were discovered, had to strike a plea deal to avoid potentially going to jail and being registered as a sex offender. Experts condemned the case as ludicrous. The boy was, however, punished by the courts, and had to agree to be subject to warrantless searches by law enforcement for a year, in addition to other penalties. The young man was also named in the media and suffered a suspension as quarterback of his high school football team while the case was being resolved.
In a landmark legal action, Facebook has paid compensation to a year-old girl from Northern Ireland after her nude images were posted on a Facebook Page as revenge porn and she was blackmailed, the media reported. Lawyers acting on behalf of the girl launched High Court proceedings after her photo was allegedly posted on a so-called shame page on Facebook between November and January , thetimes. The representatives for the victim and Facebook agreed to a confidential out-of-court settlement, potentially opening the floodgates to thousands of similar cases. The lawyer said the company should use the technology they have to be a responsible provider and remove the offensive post. The news comes days after Anne Longfield, Children's Commissioner for England, published a report warning youngsters becoming dependent on social media for their sense of self-worth, the Daily Mail reported.
If your child has sent a nude, what steps should you take and what support can you expect from local agencies? Our experts provide insight on this and more about the law, sexting and tips to manage the situation. Most schools will make a judgement on whether to involve outside agencies such as the police but it is important that parents are involved in the discussions and whether support, further education or punishment is most appropriate.