According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, who worked the case alongside the Albany County Sheriff's Office in Pennsylvania; the two agencies have successfully been able to apprehend several vicious and dangerous pedophiles who have been preying upon young children.
The Albany County Sheriff, Craig Apple, said that the four pedophiles were arrested in Colonie as part of a sex trafficking investigation involving his agency, State Police, the Colonie Police Department, and of course the FBI.
Undercover investigators, working on a case that's focus is the infiltration of online child sex trafficking rings; pretended to be underage girls and the men agreed to meet them for sex, Apple said.
After arranging what the pedophiles thought was a successful transaction into purchasing the children for their demented pedophilia fetishes, they then set up a predetermined meeting location for the pedophiles to appear to pick up the children they were under the impression they had purchased.
However, upon each of their arrivals, the pedophiles were met with guns drawn before being handcuffed by undercover law enforcement who were shocked that these pedophiles actually assumed they had used currency to purchase living, breathing children, for rape.
The fact that the pedophiles handled the situation as if they're done thus prior only further underscores that there is a black market of child sex trafficking which occurs away from the public eye, right here in America.
The four pedophiles who were captured in this sting include the following:
57-year-old Pennsylvania resident Edward Neville, who is now charged with multiple felonies including attempted promotion of an obscene sexual performance by a child, attempted rape and attempted criminal sex act.
68-year-old Mark Schmidt, of Altamont, Pennsylvania, who is now charged with the attempted criminal sex act, and attempted rape.
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20-year-old Daniel Mayer, of Baldwin, Pennsylvania, who is now charged with attempted rape.
32-year-old Russell Blair, of West Sand Lake, Pennsylvania, who is now charged with attempted rape, and patronizing a child for prostitution.
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All four of the dangerous pedophiles were arraigned in Colonie Town Court on Sunday, December 3rd, and are currently in custody at the Albany County Jail where they're being held without bond.
The Justice Department of the United States of America could bring forth additional charges against the pedophiles, with a hope that negotiations can be made to help shed might in much of the underground realm of child src trafficking in the region.
While it's important to announce these arrests these are simply smaller pedophiles connected to much larger child sex trafficking case, that effectively is still an ongoing investigation, according to<a href="http://wnyt.com/news/four-facing-attempted-rape-charges-albany-county-schmidt-neville-meyer-blair/4692431"> WNYT</a>.
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