Corby’s guilty pedophile caught by online community sting


A Corby man who was caught having sex with online activists posing as two young girls has pleaded guilty to three offences.

Trevor Booth, from Beverley Walk, thought he was talking to young teenagers, but was actually caught off guard by online groups CIM (Children’s Innocence Matters) and COST (Child Online Safety Team).

Booth, 25, pleaded guilty at Northampton Magistrates’ Court to two charges of sexual communication with a child and one of attempting to organize or facilitate a sexual offense against a child.

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Northampton Magistrates’ Court

He had asked a girl he believed to be between 13 and 17 to meet him and engage in a sex act.

The perv had started online conversations with the “girls” between March 6 and March 17 and was caught in the middle of the nightly sting.

Booth has been remanded in custody and will appear at Northampton Crown Court to be sentenced on May 13.

If you are a victim of child abuse or are concerned for the safety or well-being of a child, there are different ways to report your concerns. Even if you’re not 100% sure, report your concerns. Your information could help officers and trained personnel protect a child.

If you think someone is in immediate danger, call 999.

If it is not an emergency, you can:

call the 24/7 non-emergency police number 101 visit a police station to speak to an officer contact the NSPCC to speak to a professional practitioner contact the North Northamptonshire Council Children’s Welfare Team contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111


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