"pictures of his estranged son"
That's a little bit sad. If I were on the jury I'd feel pretty sympathetic when that came up.
An Akamai accounts worker has been arrested for alleged wire fraud. This follows a sting operation during which the man was led to believe he was handing over confidential information to an agent of a unnamed foreign power. In reality, Elliot Doxer, 42, was dealing with an undercover FBI agent. The agency were tipped off about …
Granted, we're lacking details here, but it also seems possible that this man has failed in his personal life to the same extent he failed in his professional one... thereby making it well-justified that he not see his son with any regularity.
Sure, he could also be a former Dad-of-the-Year who has been wrongfully distanced from his progeny.
But if it walks like a duck, and quacks like a duck...
Yet again the mighty resources of law enforcement are used to catch the little guy. Makes me feel so much safer to know they're out there protecting us from such dangerous characters.
Wonder if he would still be inclined to help the foreign power (tw*ts) who shopped him to the feds?
Please tell what your definition of in entrapment is. He already once tried to commit a crime and was tipped off. He was willing to commit a crime and was not tricked into doing so.Would you prefer that the cops try and stop a crime or wait till it happens ?
In criminal law, entrapment is constituted by a law enforcement agent inducing a person to commit an offense that the person would otherwise have been unlikely to commit. In many jurisdictions, entrapment is a possible defense against criminal liability. However, there is no entrapment where a person is ready and willing to break the law and the Government agents merely provide what appears to be a favorable opportunity for the person to commit the crime.
is an elephant in the room, hinted at in the court papers.
another motivation rather than the initial cash demand, was an offer to "reduce his price in exchange for pictures or information about his son, who lived with his mother and stepfather in another country" according to Ha'aretz
where's the F4J icon?
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