It's better to be honest now.'During a trial at Cardiff Crown Court, prosecutor Andrew Davies said in one conversation Lane believed he was talking to a girl named Sophie and arranged to meet her.
There’s a thin line between a caring partner and a controlling one.
His motivation reflects a lack of maturity.'He was jailed for two years and eight months.
Sexual Exploitation is when a person tricks or manipulates someone into engaging in sexual behaviour. Sometimes people will try and make you feel that having sex, or engaging in sexual behaviour, is expected of you (perhaps you owe them a favour, or they bought you an expensive gift).
It is a form of sexual abuse involving an exchange of some form of payment which can include; money, mobile phones and other items, drugs, alcohol, a place to stay, 'protection' or affection The vulnerability of the young person and grooming process employed by perpetrators renders them powerless to recognise the exploitative nature of relationships and unable to give informed consent Children and young people do not volunteer to be sexually exploited and they cannot consent to their own abuse.
This applies as much to young people aged 16 and 17 as it does to younger children. Online Child Sexual Exploitation is where perpetrators deceive, coerce and manipulate children into producing and sharing indecent images of themselves or engaging in sexual chat or sexual activity over a webcam/s.