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Question for You About a Sex Offender and Debt Settlement Company

I just got a credible tip about a convicted sex offender that is in upper management of a debt settlement company.

My question to you is, is it news I should report if I can confirm it, which I can. Or should I disregard it. I’ve never faced this situation before.

The person was convicted of:

800.04 Lewdly Fondle Or Assault, Commit Or Simulate Sexual Acts On Or In Presence Of A Child Under 16 In A Lewd, Lascivious Or Indecent Manner

A person who:

(1) Handles, fondles, or assaults any child under the age of 16 years in a lewd, lascivious, or indecent manner;

(2) Commits actual or simulated sexual intercourse, deviate sexual intercourse, sexual bestiality, masturbation, sadomasochistic abuse, actual lewd exhibition of the genitals, or any act or conduct which simulates that sexual battery is being or will be committed upon any child under the age of 16 years or forces or entices the child to commit any such act;

(3) Commits an act defined as sexual battery under s. 794.011(1)(h) upon any child under the age of 16 years; or

(4) Knowingly commits any lewd or lascivious act in the presence of any child under the age of 16 years, without committing the crime of sexual battery, commits a felony of the second degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084. Neither the victim’s lack of chastity nor the victim’s consent is a defense to the crime proscribed by this section. A mother’s breastfeeding of her baby does not under any circumstance violate this section.

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Steve Rhode

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  • I would say be careful of defamation, but if it can be supported as the truth that’s a non-issue.

    My curiosity is piqued, but it may not add value to your site and may turn some people off that think you are just slinging mud. I cannot speak for anyone else, that’s just my opinion on it.

    • I agree, that’s why I didn’t just publish what I know. It an interesting fact, since this guy serves in a management position but not really relevant to debt relief.

      You would not believe the information people share with me that I never publish. If I wasn’t so bald, my hair would curl. 🙂


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