District Judge Thomas L. Ludington on Thursday, Dec. Bowling to months -- or Ludington also recommended Bowling be placed in a first-priority sex offender treatment program. Once he has served his sentence, Bowling is to be on supervised release for an additional 10 years and must register as a sex offender. Prosecutors dismissed charges of distribution of child pornography and possession of child pornography. By pleading, Bowling admitted that on or about Oct. He offered to buy her a cellphone if she would "lasciviously exhibit her genitals and pubic area over the Internet by creating a live visual depiction of herself using Skype," his plea agreement states.
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Sex tourism has long been a scourge in the Philippines. But now there's a disturbing new trend in the trafficking of mostly young women and children: vulnerable victims are being lured online and tricked into the trade. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports. Next: a disturbing new trend in the trafficking of mostly young women and children into the sex trade. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports from the Philippines on what police call cyber-trafficking. Sex tourism has long been a scourge in the Philippines, an industry that thrives on trafficked human beings and deep poverty in this nation of million. Recent studies have shown that anywhere from to more than thousand Filipinos are trafficked each year; 80 percent, four out of five, are under the age of
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