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Former U.N. Inspector Scott Ritter Facing New Underage Sex Charges

Scott Ritter, former chief U.N. weapons inspector in Iraq from 1991-98, is facing charges involving internet sex with a 15 year old. It was a sting.

The online conversation occurred in February 2009, but the investigation lasted until November, when Ritter was charged, because police had to undergo the lengthy process of obtaining court orders to get Ritter's cell phone and computer information.

Ritter is awaiting his next appearance in Monroe County Common Pleas Court. He waived his right last month to a preliminary hearing and is free on $25,000 unsecured bail.

The Affidavit in Support of his arrest is here (pdf). He had a similar charge dismissed in New York in 2001. The DA held a press conference today on the case. [More...]

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