Tulsa, OK (PRWEB) October 14, 2013
Office of the Staff Judge Advocate, Fort Benning, Ga, --United States. v. Specialist Kevin Reen (AFZX-JA-TDS) - Kevin M. Reen, A Company, Warrior Transition Battalion, U.S. Army Medical Department Activity, pled guilty on August 28, 2013, to three specifications of attempted indecent conduct with a female that he believed to be under 16 years of age.
According to court records, on or about December of 2012, Pfc. Reen admitted that he sent sexually specific chat messages as well as graphic video images of himself over the internet while using a video cam to a person he believed was under 16 years of age. Actually, Reen was communicating with an adult member of The Demand Project a Tulsa based non-profit organization that battles child sexual exploitation and internet crimes against children.
According to court records, the information obtained by The Demand Project/Global Trident was forwarded to law enforcement and a trial was convened on August 28, 2013, which resulted in Pfc. Kevin M. Reen pleading guilty to the charges against him.
According to court records, the court martial is taking place at the U.S. Army Maneuver Center of Excellence at Fort Benning, Georgia, resulted in a maximum possible confinement of 9 months, a Bad Conduct Discharge (BCD) and reduction to the lowest rank possible, that of Private (E-1). Pfc. Reen also has to register as a sex offender.
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Demand Project Mission:
We will direct our efforts, resources and energy toward the eradication of sexual exploitation, with an emphasis on the sexual exploitation of children. Whether they’re victims of trafficking, forced prostitution, online enticement or child pornography—our mission is to end all sex crimes by targeting the DEMAND side of sexual exploitation. (Demand = Predator)
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