Arizona_Prosecution_For_Online_Luring_Is_Ap

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1 of 1 DOCUMENT The New York Times December 9, 2009 Wednesday Late Edition - Final Arizona: Prosecution For Online Luring Is Approved BYLINE: By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SECTION: Section A; Column 0; National Desk; NATIONAL BRIEFING SOUTHWEST; Pg. 25 LENGTH: 133 words An appellate court in Phoenix has ruled that a California man could be prosecuted in Arizona on sex charges even though he was never in the state during Internet chat sessions with a police officer posing as a 14-year-old girl. The Court of Appeals upheld the conviction of the man, Sama Yegan, on four counts of luring a minor for sexual exploita- tion. Mr. Yegan's appeal argued that Arizona authorities had no jurisdiction to prosecute him because he was charged
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Unformatted text preview: with conduct that occurred in California. But the court ruled that Arizona had jurisdiction because Mr. Yegan was trying to arrange to have sex in Arizona with a 14-year-old. The ruling also says a contrary ruling could give sexual predators ''free rein'' to lure Arizona minors for sexual exploitation by using out-of-state computers. URL: http://www.nytimes.com LOAD-DATE: December 9, 2009 LANGUAGE: ENGLISH DOCUMENT-TYPE: Brief PUBLICATION-TYPE: Newspaper Copyright 2009 The New York Times Company...
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