James Machin today became the third man to be convicted in the group. He was found guilty of ten sex offenses relating to girls under 13. The first two men were convicted of sex abuse charges in 2008, reports the BBC. Police said the abuse by the men, which was uncovered during a three-year investigation, was ‘horrific’. The police began inquiries in December 2007 after a victim’s parent raised concerns. Two of the victims were abused by all three men, the court reportedly heard.
By the time you finish reading this, 15 children will have been abused; In the next five minutes, 30 more; Within the next hour, 360 more; And by tonight, close to 8,000+ children will have suffered from abuse, 5 of which will die. Child abuse has increased 134% since 1980 and is now considered a worldwide epidemic. The high jump in child abuse deaths and the shocking increase in statistics highlights the frightening lack of public knowledge.
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