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Aurora Posting a Private Image for Pecuniary Gain Attorney Men Filmed Having Sex to Post on Website Without Their Knowledge

Posted by Kyle B. Sawyer | Jul 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

Posting a private image or video on the web in order to make money is charged as Posting a Private Image for Pecuniary Gain in Aurora, Castle Rock, and Denver. A cross dresser was recently arrested for tricking men into having sex with him, so he could record it and put it on his website. According to the report, the man posted ads on Craigslist claiming to be a female housewife wanting to have sex. When he would meet up with interested men, he would dress as a woman, make them wear a blindfold or blackout goggles, and record the sexual encounter. He would then post the videos to his website. At the time of his arrest, there were over 600 videos on the site. If this had occurred in Colorado, Posting a Private Image for Pecuniary Gain would likely be charged.

Douglas County Posting a Private Image for Pecuniary Gain Lawyer: Definition of Posting a Private Image

The Douglas and Arapahoe County, Colorado law definition of Posting a Private Image for Pecuniary Gain – C.R.S. 18-7-108 – is:

(1) (a) An actor who is eighteen years of age or older commits the offense of posting a private image for pecuniary gain if he or she posts or distributes through social media or any website any photograph, video, or other image displaying the private intimate parts of an identified or identifiable person eighteen years of age or older:

(I) With the intent to obtain a pecuniary benefit from any person as a result of the posting, viewing, or removal of the private image; and

(II) (A) When the actor has not obtained the depicted person's consent; or

(B) When the actor knew or should have known that the depicted person had a reasonable expectation that the image would remain private.

Because the man secretly recorded the encounters and did not get consent for those recording to be posted, he would be facing this crime.

Sentence for Posting a Private Image for Pecuniary Gain in Adams and Jefferson County

As a class 1 misdemeanor in Adams and Jefferson County, Posting a Private Image for Pecuniary Gain is punishable by 6 to 18 months in the Arapahoe County Jail and up to $5,000 in fines.

If you or someone you love has been charged with Posting a Private Image for Pecuniary Gain, be smart, exercise your right to remain silent, and contact the best criminal defense attorneys from the O'Malley Law Office at 303-830-0880 to schedule a free consultation. Together, we can protect your future.

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Kyle B. Sawyer

I have a passion for defending others in criminal cases. I am able to empathize with my clients and understand their emotions and fears. I have a unique perspective on the criminal justice system and I understand what it feels like to be wrongly accused of a crime.


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